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Name Group Eric/Erica

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:alone-ruler
Language of origin:Old Norse
Info about origin, female:the name as female form of Erich fused with the identically written name deriving from the German/Latin name for heather (the plant)
 the name only became popular towards the end of the 18th century
Info about origin, male:well know as name of Swedish rulers
 Erik is one of the most frequent names in Sweden
Words:aen = alone, lone  Old Norse
 rikr = the ruler  Old Norse
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:2:Erik Sweden 1998,  6:Eric Armenia 2012,  8:Erika Mexico 2006,  16:Erica Philippines 2005,  21:Eirik Norway 1999,  24:Erich Austria 2015,  28:Erkki Finland 2014,  33:Eero Finland/Finnish 2007,  42:Erick Brazil 2010,  47:Eryk Warsaw 2011
Somehow related to:Erika
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanErica, ErikaErich
ScandinavianErikaEirik, Erik, Jerker
SpanishErika 
Italian Erico
EnglishErica, Ericka, ErykahAric, Arik, Eric, Erick
FrenchErica 
Portuguese√Črica 
Finnish Eero, Erkki
Polish Eryk
Old Norse Airikr
Name variants:

5 female and 13 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
EricaGerman, French, English
√ČricaPortuguese
ErickaEnglish
ErikaGerman, Spanish, Scandinavian
ErykahEnglish

NameLanguages of Use
AirikrOld Norse
AricEnglish
ArikEnglish
EeroFinnish
EirikScandinavian
EricEnglish
ErichGerman
ErickEnglish
EricoItalian
ErikScandinavian
ErkkiFinnish
ErykPolish
JerkerScandinavian