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What does Eryk mean?

Eryk [eryk] as a name for boys. Eryk's root is Old Norse, and the meaning of Eryk is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Eryk is an alternate form of Eric (Old Norse) with the suffix -yk. Eryk is also a derivative of Frederick (Old French, Old German).

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


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

Eryk has 10 more related forms via Eric, Frederick: Eero, Erich, Erico, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Fred, Jerk, Rick and Rik.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Erco, Eueryk, ..

(female) Erykia, Erykta, ..

How popular is Eryk?

Eryk is an uncommon first name for males. Eryk is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eryk and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Eryk (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Eric (#123 from current records), Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497), Fred (#1475), Rick (#1711), Errick, Aric, Eriq and Erich. These relations of Eryk were popular as birth names a century ago (adoption of 1.9%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.3%, 82% less), with forms like Rick falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eriq, Errick, Fred, Frederick, Rick in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Eryk is alike in pronunciation to Arek, Arick, Arik, Erric, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar names are Deryk, Edik, Edrik, Edyn, Efryn, Ely, Emrys, Emyr, Enok, Eran, Erez, Eri, Erie, Erin, Erl, Erle, Erly, Ern, Erno, Erol, Eron, Eros, Erryl, Erv, Erve, Ervyn, Erwyn, Eryle, Evyn and Ewy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eryk.