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What does Erico mean?

Erico Pronunciation of Erico [eri-co] as a name for boys is an Old Norse name, and Erico means "home leader; complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Erico is an alternate form of Enrique (Spanish, Old German): transcription of Henry. Erico is also a form of Eric (Old Norse). Erico is also used as a variant of Frederick (Old French, Old German).

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


Erico has 3 variants: Aerricko, Errico and Eurico.

23 more relations via Enrique, Eric, Frederick: Aeric, Aerick, Aric, Arric, Arrick, Eero, Eirik, Enrico, Erek, Erich, Erick, Erik, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Errick, Eryk, Frido, Fritz, Ric, Rich and Rick.

Creative forms:
(male) Earco, Erco, ..

(female) Erice, Erido, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erico Kristian (E.K.), ..

How popular is Erico?

Erico is an unusual given name for men. Erico is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Erico (outside Top 2000) are Aric, Enrico, Enrique (#428 via latest list), Eric (#137), Erich, Erick (#266), Erik (#338), Eriq, Errick, Frederick (#517), Fritz, Ric, Rich and Rick (#1838). Other forms, like Erki, are uncommon. These relations of Erico were favored in the 1970s (average #824) and are now significantly less popular (#1394, 80%), with versions like Rick becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aric, Enrico, Enrique, Eric, Erich in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erick, Erik, Eriq, Errick, Frederick in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Chico, Draco, Edric, Edrich, Edrick, Elice, Eliso, Emich, Emicho, Eri, Ericson, Erie, Erin, Ermino, Erno, Erric, Ezio, Fico, Frisco, Jerico, Nico and Rico. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erico.

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