What does the name Erling mean? The meaning of the name Erling is Descendant. The origin of the name Erling is Scandinavian. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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From Old Norse jarl ‘earl’, a high-ranking medieval
nobleman, meaning ‘son/descendant of an earl’. Scandinavian boys name, fairly
common in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.