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What does Eero mean?

Eero Pronunciation of Eero [eero] as a name for boys is of Old Norse derivation, and Eero means "complete ruler". Eero is a version of Eric (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse, ruler (king).


11 related forms via Eric: Aeric, Eirik, Erek, Erico, Erik, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Eryk, Eurico and Jerk.

Creative forms:
(male) Edro, Erro, ..

(female) Eeri, Eery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eero Link (E.L.), ..

How popular is Eero?

Eero is an uncommon given name for men. Eero is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Eric (#137 in recent rankings), Erik (#338) and Eriq are the prominent alternative forms of Eero (not in Top 2000). Other variants, like Jerk, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Eero was more pronounced among parents 45 years ago (usage of 1.5%) and is now much less (usage 0.2%, 85.6% less), with versions such as Erik becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, Eriq in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eero is pronounced similarly to Aaro, Ara, Ari, Ario, Arri, Arrio, Arrow, Arry, Arryo, Ary, Aryo, Eri, Erie, Ira, Oro, Orry, Uri, Yuri and Yury. Other recommended names are Cedro, Ciro, Earl, Eber, Ebert, Eder, Efron, Elmo, Elrod, Elroi, Elroy, Elvo, Emeri, Emery, Enno, Enzo, Erl, Ern, Erno, Erol, Eron, Eros, Errol, Erron, Erv, Esra, Evert, Evo, Evron, Ewert, Ezer, Ezio, Ezra, Ezri, Faro, Hiro, Jiro, Maro, Omero, Pedro, Piero, Spero, Taro, Toro and Zero. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eero.

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