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What does Eryk mean?

Eryk Pronunciation of Eryk [eryk] as a name for boys has its root in Old Norse, and the meaning of Eryk is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Eryk is an alternate form of Eric (Old Norse). 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.

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

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

(female) Erce, Eres, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eryk Abraham (E.A.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Eryk (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 are Eric (#137 from current records), Erick (#266), Erik (#338), Frederick (#517), Fred (#1594), Rick (#1838), 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%, 83% less), with forms like Rick falling out of fashion. (2015 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.

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