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Erek

What does Erek mean?

Erek Pronunciation of Erek [erek] as a boys' name has its root in Old Norse, and the meaning of the name Erek is "complete ruler". Erek is a variant form of Eric (Old Norse).

Associated with: norse, ruler (king).

Variations

Erek has 14 variants: Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Aric, Arreck, Arric, Arrick, Eirik, Erick, Erik, Eriq, Errick and Eryk.

8 more alternative forms via Eric: Eero, Erich, Erico, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Jerk and Rick.

Creative forms:
(male) Enek, Erel, ..

(female) Erei, Eres, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erek Seamus (E.S.), ..

How popular is Erek?

Erek is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Erek is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Erek (unlisted) are Eric (#137 from current records), Erick (#266), Erik (#338), Rick (#1838), Errick, Eriq, Erich and Aric. Adoption of these forms of Erek reached its apex in the 1970s (adoption of 1.6%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.3%, 81.8%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Erek is pronounced similarly to Arek, Arick, Arik, Erric, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar names are Alek, Barek, Creek, Darek, Derek, Eben, Eber, Edel, Eden, Eder, Edik, Edred, Edrik, Efrem, Efren, Elex, Elrey, Enea, Enok, Eran, Erez, Eri, Erie, Erin, Erl, Erle, Erly, Ermes, Ern, Erno, Erol, Eron, Eros, Erv, Erve, Euen, Even, Ewen, Ezer, Garek, Gerek, Jarek, Jerek, Jurek, Marek, Mirek, Rurek, Tarek and Zarek. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erek.

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