What does Erika mean?
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)
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)