wh_1st_earl_of_clarendonGender: Masculine
Origin: Swedish/Norwegian
Meaning: “descendant of the Chief.”

He has a surnamey appeal and not a bad ring. This popular Scandinavian male name is a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning “chief” in modern English this would correspond with the word earl. Its designated name-day is October 11. An Icelandic form is Erlingur.