Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. air-LAHND-der [key]
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Meaning & History
Derived from the personal name Erland. A famous bearer was Swedish politician Tage Erlander (1901-1985), Prime Minister of Sweden between 1946 and 1969. His father adopted the name Erlander from his father, whose surname was Erlandsson.