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Name Erich


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About the name Erich in particular

Languages of use:German
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Eric, Erica, √Črica, Erick, Erico, Ariah, Aric, Bedrich, Brice, Derick     Details
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About Eric/Erica, the group of names with the same origin as Erich

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

Popularity lists that contain the name Erich

Austria prevalence 2015 24
Germany prevalence 2005 43
Switzerland 1997 671
USA decades 1990-1999 754
USA yearlyGraph1997 921,  1996 856,  1995 876,  1994 7671993 769
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