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What does Erick mean?

Erick Pronunciation of Erick [er-ick] as a name for boys is an Old Norse name, and Erick means "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Erick is an alternate form of Eric (Old Norse). Erick is also a variant of Frederick (Old French, Old German).

Associated with: norse, ruler (king), peaceful.


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

13 more relations via Eric, Frederick: Erich, Erico, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Eurico, Frido, Fritz, Ric, Rich, Rick, Ricky and Rik.

Creative forms:
(male) Emick, Ezick, ..

(female) Eria, Erish, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erick Robin (E.R.), ..

How popular is Erick?

Erick is a very popular first name for men (#443 out of 1220, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#40622 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Erick reached its apex position of #166 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #266 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erick name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erick outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Erick (#266 via latest list) appearing in the Top 2000 are Aric, Eric (#137 via latest list), Erich, Erik (#338), Eriq, Errick, Frederick (#517), Fritz, Ric, Rich, Rick (#1838) and Ricky (#584). Other forms, like Aerick, are uncommon. These forms of Erick were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (adoption of 1.85%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.34%, 81.5%), with versions such as Frederick becoming less trendy.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eriq, Errick, Frederick, Fritz, Ric in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rich, Rick, Ricky in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Erick is pronounced similarly to Aaric, Arek, Arick, Arik, Erric, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Warrick, Warwick, Yorick, Yorik, Yorrick and Yurik. Other recommended names are Alick, Alrick, Breck, Brick, Brock, Chick, Crock, Darick, Derick, Dick, Eddrick, Ederick, Edik, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Edrik, Eldrick, Elice, Emich, Enock, Enrico, Eri, Erie, Erin, Errico, Frick, Jerick, Krock, Mick, Myrick, Nick, Osrick, Rorick, Tarick, Ulick, Ulrick, Varick, Vick and Wick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Erick.

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