Name Erland

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Erland

Erland is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Erland

Erland is a popular name in Scandinavia since the Middle Ages. It is either of Old High German origin of derived from the Old Norse name Erlendr. Erlendr itself is a variant of the Old Norse names Erlandr and Erlingr. Today, Erland is especially popular in Denmark and Sweden.

Meaning of Erland

Erland means “noble’s land” or “nobleman’s land” (from Old High German “ēra” = glory/honour + “lant” = land/homeland). In Nordic, Erland means “foreigner” or “stranger” (from Old Norse “erlendr/ørlendr” = foreign/not native) and “descendant of Jarl“ or “descendant of the nobleman” (from Old Norse “jarl” = chieftain/earl/nobleman + “-ingr” = son/descendant of).

Pronunciation of Erland

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Name Statistic: Erland is ranked #8923 overall ↑ 37

  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 2711 ↑↑ 535
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4649 ↓↓ -182
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 5853 ↓↓ -888
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6334 ↓↓ -104
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6410 ↑↑ 786
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 6736 ↑↑ 727
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6925 ↓↓ -382
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6983 ↓ -2
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 8427 ↓↓ -123
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 8428 ↓↓ -1008
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8455 ↓↓ -155
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 8641 ↓↓ -172
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 8733 ↓↓ -1146
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 8914 ↓↓ -1031
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 9758 ↓↓ -749
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9873 ↓↓ -125
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 11484 ↑↑ 1999
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 11957 ↓↓ -278
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 13521 ↓↓ -429


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