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What does Erika mean?

Erika \e-ri-ka\ as a girls' name means "complete ruler". Erika is a form of Erica (Old Norse). A common choice for a name for babies.


Variations

Erika has 16 variants: Aerica, Aericka, Airica, Airicka, Airika, Arica, Arika, Eraca, Ericka, Erikka, Erricka, Eryca, Erycka, Eryka, Erykah and Eyrica.

Erika has 13 more related forms via Erica: Elika, Enrica, Enrika, Erike, Rickee, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikke, Rikki, Rikky, Sherica and Terica.


Popularity

Erika is a very popular first name for women (#298 out of 4276, Top 7%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Erika for girls. Erika was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #74 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #678 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erika name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erika outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Erika and related names. Prominent related forms of Erika (#678 last year) are Erica (#657 last year), Rikki, Ricki, Erykah and Ericka. This girl name reached the apex of its popularity in 1994 and is now significantly less widespread, with the forms Erica, Erika, Rikki, Erykah and Ericka becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erica, Ericka, Erika, Erykah, Ricki, Rikki in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erica, Erika outside U.S.


Similar Names

Erika is alike in pronunciation to Eriko and Eroica. Other recommended similar baby names are Erga, Erina, Eris, Erisha and Eriss. These names tend to be less frequently used than Erika.

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