What does Erich mean?
Erich /erich/ as a name for boys is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of the name Erich is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Erich is a German form of Eric (Old Norse). Erich is also a variation of Frederick (Old French, Old German).
Erich▼ has 22 related forms via Eric, Frederick: Aeric, Aerick, Aric▼, Arric, Arrick, Eirik, Erek, Erick▲, Erico, Erik▲, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Errick, Eryk, Eurico, Frido, Fritz▼, Ric, Rich▼ and Rick▼.Kreatif forms: Eierich, Erichei, Ericheu. [more]
How popular is Erich?
Erich is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#808 out of 1220, Top 66%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#38198 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Erich for boys. Erich entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #480 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Erich ranked in the Top 1000 are Eric (#123 from current records), Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497), Rick, Rich, Fritz and Aric. These forms of Erich were favored as birth names during 1970-1979 (adoption of 0.561%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.311%, down 45%), with forms like Erich, Aric, Fritz, Rich and Rick falling out of style. Eric, Erick and Erik are three of the more chic birth names in this compilation. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Erich and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Erich▼ is pronounced similarly to Aaric, Arick, Arik, Erric, Orric, Orrick, Warick and Yorick. Other suggested similar baby names are Edrich, Edrick, Emich, Enrico, Erez, Erin▼, Eros and Errico. These names tend to be less frequently used than Erich.