Son of Holman the Greenhanded. Erling was born in year 2854 of the Third Age. He had tow older siblings: Rowan and Halfred Greenhand; and two younger siblings: Hending and Rose. From Erling and his family came many generations of Gamgees.
Names & Meanings
In Nordic, Erling is a word meaning "prince."
The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C: "Gamgee genealogy," page 383
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