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What does Eirik mean?

Eirik Pronunciation of Eirik as a name for boys has its root in Old Norse, and Eirik means "complete ruler". Eirik is a version of Eric (Old Norse).

ASSOCIATED WITH norse, ruler (king)


VARIANTS Eryk, Errick, Eriq, Erik, Erick, Erek, Arrick, Arric, Arreck, Aric, Aerrick, Aerric, Aerick, Aeric

RELATED FORMS VIA ERIC Eero, Erich, Erico, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Eurico, Jerk, Rick

(male) Earrik, ..

(female) Eiri, ..

Eirik Eliam (E.E.), ..

How popular is Eirik?

Eirik is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Eirik is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Eric (#142 IN 2016), Erick (#237), Erik (#356), Aric, Erich, Eriq, Errick and Rick are the prominent varying forms of Eirik (NOT RANKED). These forms of Eirik were favored as baby names 46 years ago (AVERAGE #648) and have become much less popular since (#1341, DOWN 81.8%), with versions such as Erich becoming somewhat outmoded. Eric is the all-time favorite, although Erick appears to be getting popular too. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aric, Eric, Erich, Erick, Erik in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eriq, Errick, Rick in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eirik is alike in pronunciation to Aaric, Arek, Arick, Arik, Erric, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brik, Derik, Edik, Edric, Edrick, Edrik, Efrim, Eigil, Eilif, Einri, Eirian, Eirnin, Eri, Erie, Erin, Ezri, Gerik, Jurik, Marik, Rorik, Rurik, Tarik and Ulrik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eirik.

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