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Name Erika

Meaning:alone-rulerTools:

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About the name Erika in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian
Topics:Asteroid 636 Erika, discovered 1907, diameter 74.29 km, period 14.62 years
US 2012 rank:#539     ... 537:Natasha, 538:Brenda, 539:Erika, 540:Alyson, 541:Braylee ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Erika, Erica, Érica, Ericka, Erik, Jerika, Rika, Anika, Aria, Arik     Details
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About Eric/Erica, the group of names with the same origin as Erika

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:Érica Portugal 2011,  378:Ericka USA 1980-1989
Somehow related to:Erika
Old/original forms:Airikr Old Norse
Name variants:Erica, Érica, 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 Erika

SeriesRankings
Hungary2004 83,  2003 90,  2002 77
Mexico2006 8
Norway2012 156,  2011 153,  2010 176,  2009 160,  2008 122
Spain2012 72,  2011 64,  2010 63,  2009 61,  2008 532007 55,  2006 69
Spain/Madrid2005 622004 70,  2003 85,  2002 90,  2001 99,  2000 73
Sweden2002 86,  2001 77,  2000 63,  1999 56,  1998 53
Switzerland1997 446
USA decades1990-1999 95,  1980-1989 741970-1979 127
USA yearly2012 539,  2011 532,  2010 429,  2009 376,  2008 331,  2007 264,  2006 238,  2005 214,  2004 192,  2003 178,  2002 167,  2001 148,  2000 123,  1999 137,  1998 124,  1997 111,  1996 106,  1995 102,  1994 90
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