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Name Erik

Meaning:alone-rulerTools:

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About the name Erik in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:Scandinavian
US 2013 rank:#309     ... 308:Shawn, 309:Aden, 310:Erik, 311:Dalton, 312:Fabian ...     Full US 2013 list
Similarly written:Arik, Arik, Derik, Eirik, Emrik, Eric, Erick, Erika, Erika, Erin     Details
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About Eric/Erica, the group of names with the same origin as Erik

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,  8:Erika Mexico 2006,  10:Eric Germany/East 1996,  16:Erica Philippines 2005,  21:Eirik Norway 1999,  33:Eero Finland/Finnish 2007,  42:Erick Brazil 2010,  47:Eryk Warsaw 2011,  47:√Črica Portugal 2011,  378:Ericka USA 1980-1989
Somehow related to:Erika
Old/original forms:Airikr Old Norse
Name variants:Erica, √Črica, Ericka, Erika, Aric, Arik, Eero, Eirik, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erik, Eryk, Jerker   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Erik

SeriesRankings
Austria2013 58,  2007 57,  2006 572005 59,  2004 58,  1999 69
Hungary2013 52,  2012 57,  2011 55,  2010 53,  2009 53,  2008 48,  2007 46,  2006 47,  2005 44,  2004 47,  2003 43,  2002 41
Norway2013 33,  2012 38,  2011 29,  2010 37,  2009 31,  2008 36,  2007 34,  2006 31,  2005 29,  2004 31,  2003 252002 31,  2001 29,  2000 28,  1999 29,  1998 29,  1997 26
Slovenia2013 39,  2012 37,  2011 36,  2010 362009 47
Spain2013 462012 62,  2011 69,  2010 68,  2009 68,  2008 87,  2007 87,  2006 94
Sweden2013 22,  2012 17,  2011 13,  2010 11,  2009 9,  2008 7,  2007 8,  2006 12,  2005 11,  2004 5,  2003 6,  2002 2,  2001 3,  2000 7,  1999 4,  1998 2
Switzerland1997 317
USA decades2000-2009 178,  1990-1999 108,  1980-1989 89,  1970-1979 871960-1969 183
USA yearly2013 309,  2012 289,  2011 277,  2010 255,  2009 232,  2008 213,  2007 196,  2006 189,  2005 183,  2004 172,  2003 157,  2002 160,  2001 155,  2000 146,  1999 139,  1998 140,  1997 134,  1996 122,  1995 111,  1994 99
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