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Meaning and name origin

Erik \e-rik\ as a boy's name has the meaning "complete ruler; peaceful ruler" and is a variant of Aric (Old Norse): variant of Eric. Also a variant of Frederick (Old French, Old German): from fred or frid meaning "peace", and rÓc meaning "power, ruler".

Erik has 17 variant forms: Aaric, Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Arick, Arik, Arreck, Arric, Arrick, Eirik, Erek, Erick, Eriq, Erric, Errick, Eryk.

Erik is also pronounced similarly to Arek, Erich, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar baby names are Brik, Edik, Edrik, Erez, Eri, Erico, Erie, Erin, Erix, Erki, Erkki and Eros.


Popularity

Erik is a very popular first name for males (#231 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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