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Erik meaning and name origin

Erik \e-rik\ as a boy's name is a variant of Aric (Old Norse), Eric (Old Norse) and Frederick (Old French, Old German), and the meaning of Erik is "forever or alone, ruler; peaceful ruler".

The baby name Erik sounds like Arik, Eryk, Eriq, Erick and Erek. Other similar baby names are Erin, Brik, Edrik, Edik, Erix, Erie and Eri.

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Popularity of Erik

Erik is a very popular first name for men (#231 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Erik
Popularity of Erik