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Erling

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Erling (b. T.A. 2854) was a working class Hobbit, the third child of Holman the greenhanded

Etymology

Old English eorling means "descendant of an earl (noble)"[1]. It is the same word as Eorlingas but it doesn't refer to Eorl the Young.

References

  1. An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of names