Urling


Urling
This interesting surname is a patronymic from the Old French personal name "Herluin","Arluin" or the Old German "Erlewin", "Herlewin", composed of the Germanic elements "erl", warrior, and "wine", friend. The personal name dates from 1066, when the Domesday Book mentions a "Baldimnus filius (son of) "Herluini", and "Herluinus" (in 1086). The surname itself dates from the 13th Century. One "Roger Herlewyn" is recorded in the Pipe Rolls of Dorset, in 1230. "Simon Arlewine" is mentioned in the 1242, Liber Feodorum of Bedfordshire. A Richard Urlewyn is entered in 1279, in the "Hundred Rolls of Oxford". Agnes Herlyng is recorded in the "Poll Tax Returns of Yorkshire" in 1379. The "Subsidy Rolls of Staffordshire" (1524) record the name Robert Harlyng. In the modern idiom the surname has many spelling variations including Harlin(g), Hurlin(g), Arling, Urlin(g), Harwin, Herwin, etc.. On January 14th 1628, Mary Harlin married Richard Bloys at St. Dunstan's, Stepney, London. The marriage of Anne Harlin to John Dawson took place on June 9th 1641, at the same place. Anne, daughter of Andrew and Anne Harlin, was christened on March 24th 1649, at St. Lawrence Poutney, London. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Erlewin, which was dated 1225, in the Calendar of the Patent Rolls, during the reign of King Henry 111, known as "The Frenchman", 1216 - 1272. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

Surnames reference. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • urling — Cleveland Dialect List a dwarfish child or person …   English dialects glossary

  • urling — sb. == edge. Ps. cxxxii. 2. Fr. orle. Ital. orlo …   Oldest English Words

  • urling —  a little dwarfish person. North …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • urling — …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Framley Examiner — ( Framley s traditional favourite since 1978 ) is a parody of a newspaper in a small provincial English town.Very little happens in Framley, so the highlights in the newspaper are the absurdist classified ads (for items such as second hand… …   Wikipedia

  • Ohio's 2nd congressional district special election, 2005 — Elections in Ohio Federal offices …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Hackett — Paul Lewis Hackett III (born March 30, 1962) is a lawyer and veteran of the Iraq War who unsuccessfully sought election to the United States Congress from the Second District of Ohio ( [http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/pdf/congdist/OH02… …   Wikipedia

  • Orlog, der — * Der Órlog, des s, plur. die e, ein altes jetzt nur noch im Niederdeutschen übliches Wort, welches ehedem sehr gangbar war, einen feyerlichen Krieg, im Gegensatze der kleinen Fehden zu bezeichnen. Es kommt nur noch zuweilen in dem Worte… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • urled —  to be stinted in their growth ; said of such as do not grow. Hence an urling is in the North, a little dwarfish person. In the South such persons are called KNURLES …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.