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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, Enrik, Eric, Erick, Erika, Erika     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,  6:Eric Armenia 2012,  8:Erika Mexico 2006,  16:Erica Philippines 2005,  21:Eirik Norway 1999,  24:Erich Austria 2015,  33:Eero Finland/Finnish 2007,  42:Erick Brazil 2010,  47:Eryk Warsaw 2011,  47:Érica Portugal 2011
Somehow related to:Erika
Old/original forms:Airikr Old Norse
Name variants:Erica, Érica, Ericka, Erika, Erykah, Aric, Arik, Eero, Eirik, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erico, Erik, Eryk, Jerker   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
HungaryGraph2013 52,  2012 57,  2011 55,  2010 53,  2009 53,  2008 48,  2007 46,  2006 47,  2005 44,  2004 47,  2003 43,  2002 41
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 178,  1990-1999 108,  1980-1989 89,  1970-1979 871960-1969 183
USA yearlyGraph2013 309,  2012 289,  2011 277,  2010 255,  2009 232,  2008 213,  2007 199,  2006 189,  2005 183,  2004 172,  2003 158,  2002 156,  2001 155,  2000 143,  1999 139,  1998 140,  1997 134,  1996 122,  1995 111,  1994 99
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