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Erykah

What does Erykah mean?

Erykah Pronunciation of Erykah [erykah] as a girls' name is of Old Norse origin, and Erykah means "complete ruler". Erykah is a variant form of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine variant of Eric.

Associated with: norse, ruler (queen).

Variations

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

3 more alternative forms via Erica: Elika, Enrika and Erike.

Creative forms:
(female) Aerykah, Earkah, ..

(male) Eryan, Eryjah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erykah Raelee (E.R.), ..

How popular is Erykah?

Erykah is an unusual first name for women. Erykah is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Erykah was first listed in 1997 and reached its peak rank of #757 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erykah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Erykah ranked in the Top 2000 are Erica (#681 a year ago), Erika (#728), Eryka, Ericka, Arika and Arica. Usage of these forms of Erykah was at its apex in the year 1990 (adoption of 0.89%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.04%, down 95.9%), with versions like Erykah going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erykah, Arica, Arika, Erica, Ericka in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erika, Eryka in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Erykah is alike in pronunciation to Eriko. Other suggested similar names are Afrikah, Alikah, Alydah, Alynah, Amynah, Amyrah, Aravah, Ardah, Ariah, Ariyah, Asyah, Beckah, Breah, Cyrah, Dayah, Drorah (see Derora), Dynah, Eddnah (see Edna), Ednah, Edyna, Edyta, Edyth, Eilah, Elah, Elanah, Elfrydah, Elisah, Elizah, Elka, Elmyrah, Elvah, Elysa, Elyza, Enya, Erda, Erena, Erga, Erina, Erla, Erma, Erna, Ertha, Eryn, Erynn, Erys, Eryss, Ethnah, Eulah, Evah, Frydah, Ilysah (see Alice), Jaylah, Kaylah, Krystah, Kylah, Kyrah, Laylah, Lydah, Lylah, Lynah, Malkah, Mayah, Mykah, Myrah, Nyah, Nylah, Orah, Orpah, Rivkah, Shylah and Zaynah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erykah.

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