Erlend Name Meaning & Origin
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- Personal experiences with the name Erlend
It is a very common name in the Orkney Islands. My dad's workmate is called Erlend.
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- Meanings and history of the name Erlend
Old English, Old Norse name meaning noble's land, foreigner or stranger. It probably originates from Scandinavia as that it where most Orcadian roots come from.
- Famous real-life people named Erlend
Erlend Turf-Einarsson, Earl of Orkney in the 10th Century.
Erlend Haraldsson, Earl of Orkney in the 12th Century.
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