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What does Jerica mean?

Jerica Pronunciation of Jerica [jer-i-ca] as a girls' name is pronounced JARE-a-kah. It is of American origin, and the meaning of Jerica is "complete ruler". Blend of Jeri and Erica. Author Jean Auel used Jerika as the name of the hero's sister in the "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.

Associated with: ruler (queen), blend, hero, clan (surname).


Jerica has 3 variants: Jerika, Jerrica and Jerrika.

18 more related forms via Erica, Jeri: Aerica, Aericka, Airica, Airicka, Airika, Arica, Arika, Enrica, Enrika, Eraca, Ericka, Erika, Erricka, Eryca, Eyrica, Jerri, Sherica and Terica.

Creative forms:
(female) Jerita, Jetica, ..

(male) Jergo, Jerija, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jerica Leticia (J.L.), ..

How popular is Jerica?

Jerica is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3263 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jerica entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #730 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Jerica appearing in the Top 2000 are Arica, Arika, Erica (#681 in 2015), Ericka, Erika (#728), Jeri, Jerika, Jerri and Jerrica. Other variants, like Eyrica, are seldom used. These forms of Jerica were at the top of their popularity 3 decades ago (average #1006) and have become much less popular since, with versions such as Erika becoming less fashionable.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erika, Jeri, Jerika, Jerri, Jerrica in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jerica is alike in pronunciation to Gerica, Gericka, Gerika, Gerrica, Jareeca, Jareika, Jarica, Jarika and Jarrica. Other recommended names are Africa, America, Cedrica, Ceria, Cerice, Cericia, Cerisa, Denica, Derica, Dericka, Derrica, Elrica, Farica, Fericka (see Farica), Heroica, Janica, Jecca, Jedida, Jelina, Jelisa, Jemaica, Jemila, Jemima, Jenica, Jenice, Jenika, Jenina, Jenita, Jennica, Jeorjia, Jeressa, Jeriel, Jerona, Jeruscha, Jerusha, Jesaca (see Jessica), Jesca, Jesica, Jesicca, Jesika, Jessca, Jessica, Jezeca, Jezica (see Jessica), Jezika, Jezyca (see Jessica), Jorja, Lyrica, Meica, Nenica, Nerice, Nerida, Nerina, Neriya, Perita, Serina, Serita, Terika, Terina, Ulrica, Verica, Verina, Verita, Yerina and Zorica. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jerica.

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