Erling is a Nordic male name, meaning "Heir of clanchief", i.e. prince or similar. Notable people named Erling include:

  • Erling Eidem, Swedish theologian who served as archbishop of Uppsala 1931–1950
  • Erling Lorentzen of Norwegian royalty
  • Erling Dekke Næss, controlled the first OBO carrier, proposed the Norwegian International Ship Register
  • Erling Persson, founder of H&M
  • Erling Skakke, 13th century Norwegian earl
  • Erling Steinvegg, candidate of Bagler to the Norwegian throne from 1204 to 1207
  • Erling von Mende, professor of Sinology at FU Berlin
  • Erling Wold, contemporary American composer
  • Tapani Erling, political chairman of the World Customs Organization.

Erling could also refer to the following places::

  • Erling, Danyang, Jiangsu (珥陵镇), town in Danyang City, Jiangsu, China
  • Erling, Bavaria, village at the foot of the Benedictine Abbey in Andechs municipality, Bavaria, Germany

Other articles related to "erling":

Birkebeinerrennet - Past Winners - Men
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Tapani Erling
... Tapani Erling (born 22 May 1945), is a Finnish economist ... Erling has been a member of the Social Democratic Party of Finland ... Erling is married and has at least one son, Orri, who was known as a child prodigy who started his career in the Finnish software industry at the age ...
Erling Dorf - Publications
... Dorf, Erling and Irma E. 412 (1933) Chaney, Ralph Works and Erling Dorf "Ecology of the Tertiary forests of western North America" Proceedings of the Geological Society of America, pp.357, Jun 1934 Dorf, Erling and John R ... May, 1943 Dorf, Erling and Steven K ...
Erling Brene
... Niels Erling Emmanuel Brene (November 14, 1896 – May 17, 1980) was a Danish composer ... Erling Brene was a very competent composer and music teacher from 1950-70 on The Ellebjerg School in Copenhagen ...