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Meaning and name origin

Eryk \e-ryk, er-yk\ as a boy's name is of Old Norse, Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Eryk is "complete ruler; peaceful ruler". Eryk is a variant of Eric (Old Norse): from ei meaning "ever, always" (or einn "one, alone") and ríkr meaning "rule, power". Also a variant of Frederick (Old French, Old German): brought by the Hunoverian kings to Britain.


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


Eryk is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eryk and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eric (#123), Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Frederick (#497) and Aric. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eric, Erick, Erik, Frederick, Aric in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eryk is also pronounced similarly to Arek and Arik. Other suggested similar baby names are Erez, Erix, Erki, Erkki and Eros. Like Eryk, these names are not commonly used.