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:
(male) Ercho, Ericho, ..
(female) Ericha, Erichi, ..
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 history of Erich for boys. Erich entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #498 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Erich ranked in the Top 2000 are Eric (#123 from current records), Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497), Rick (#1711), Ric, Rich, Fritz, Eriq, Aric and Errick. These forms of Erich were favored as birth names during 1970-1979 (adoption of 1.72%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.34%, down 80%), with forms like Frederick going out of style.
Erich▼ is pronounced similarly to Aaric, Arick, Arik, Erric, Orric, Orrick, Warick and Yorick. Other suggested similar names are Arch▼, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Eldrich, Elice, Emerich, Emich, Emicho, Enoch, Enrico, Eri, Erie, Erin▼, Errico and Ulrich. These names tend to be less frequently used than Erich.