Harling Family History
Harling Name Meaning
English: variant of Harlin. English: habitational name from East Harling in Norfolk, named in Old English as ‘(settlement of) Herela’s people’. North German and Frisian: habitational name from the marsh area Harling in East Friesland or from the port of Harlingen in West Friesland. German (Härling): nickname for an immature person, from Old High German herling ‘(sour) grape harvested before maturity’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press