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Meaning and name origin

Erika \e-ri-ka\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Erika is "complete ruler". Erika is a variant of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine form of Eric, and also a flower name, as the Latin word erica means "heather".

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


Erika is a very popular first name for females (#298 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Erika for girls (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Erika and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Erica, Ericka, Erika and Erykah. (2015 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Erika is also pronounced similarly to Eriko and Eroica. Other suggested similar baby names are Elika, Enrika, Erga, Erike, Erina, Eris, Erisha and Eriss. These names tend to be less commonly used than Erika.


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