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Name Erica

Meaning:alone-rulerTools:

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About the name Erica in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, French, English
US 2015 rank:#681     ... 679:Rory, 680:Milana, 681:Erica, 682:Esme, 683:Leona ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:√Črica, Enrica, Eric, Erich, Erick, Ericka, Erico, Erika, Erika, Erina     Details
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About Eric/Erica, the group of names with the same origin as Erica

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
Old/original forms:Airikr Old Norse
Name variants:Erica, √Črica, Ericka, Erika, Erykah, Aric, Arik, Eero, Eirik, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erik, Erkki, Eryk, Jerker   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Norway 2011 186
Philippines 2005 16
Scotland 2009 196
Switzerland 1997 684
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 183,  1990-1999 57,  1980-1989 361970-1979 59
USA yearlyGraph2015 681,  2014 655,  2013 561,  2012 505,  2011 480,  2010 424,  2009 348,  2008 295,  2007 255,  2006 221,  2005 201,  2004 183,  2003 159,  2002 144,  2001 129,  2000 102,  1999 106,  1998 92,  1997 84,  1996 79,  1995 69,  1994 57,  1993 49
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