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Girl Names Starting with Er-

Er- baby names and what they mean, with 27 results. Er- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 1.7%) and is now much less (usage 0.1%, 94.4%), with names like Ernestine going out of style. Ertl (top 15%) and Eroh (28%) are conventional Er- last names. Here is the list of Er- names for boys.

Er- names

Ercilia - Ermintrude | Erna - Erzsebet

Ercilia - Ermintrude

Ercilia, Ersila, Ersilia, Erzilia
Var. of Hersilia. Stems fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "Delicate." Uncommon, but Ercilia, Ersilia, Erzilia are comparable to common surnames Elia (upper 7%), Erevia (70%), which also end with -ia.

Erda1, Ertha1, Erthel
Forms of Eartha. Derived fr. Old English language. "Earth." Sparing use. Erda, Ertha and Erthel are not found in the US Demographics.

Erda2, Ertha2
Forms of Hertha. Root fr. Old English language. "Earth." Not Top 2000 names.

Erena, Erene
Forms of Irene. Root fr. Greek language. "Peace." Eren is a slightly favored baby name.

Source fr. Hebrew element. "Craving, yearning." Erga is sparsely used as a women's name. See also Elga.

Erica and variantsErica, var. Eraca, Ericka, Erika, Erike, Erikka, Erricka, Eryca, Erycka, Eryka, Erykah
From Old Norse. "Complete ruler." Erica and variants became less trendy last year, falling on average -7 rankings as children's names with Erika leading the fall.

Root fr. Japanese element. "Child with a collar." Eriko is not often adopted as a baby name. See also Erike.

Erin and variantsErin, var. Erienne, Erina, Erinn, Erinna, Eryn, Erinne, Erynn
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Ireland." Erin appears often (upper 51%) as a surname.

Eris and variantsEris, var. Eriss, Erys, Eryss
Based on Greek language. .. goddess of discord and destruction, and .. Somewhat common as birth names, Eris, Eriss, etc. are similar to the common Erika.

Based on Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Speech." Scarce as a birth name, but Erisha is comparable to the more popular Trisha. See also Eriss.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Er- names: Erica, Ericka, Erika, Erin, Erinn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Er- names: Eris, Erla, Erlene, Erlinda, Erline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Er- names: Erma, Ermina, Ermine, Erminia, Eryka

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Er- names: Erykah, Eryn

Earla and variantsErla, Erlene, Erletta, Erlette, Erline, Erlina, Erlinia
Forms of Earla. From Old English element. "Princess." Less common today. Erlene was the variation last recorded (1940-1949) in the Top 2000.

Origin fr. Old English. "Princess." A somewhat untypical birth name nowadays, though Erlinda still occurs frequently as a first name for women. See also Elinda.

Irma and variantsErma1, Ermengard1
Var. of Irma. Based on Old German element. "Entire, universal." Less popular today. Erma was the variant last found (1970-1979) in the Top 2000.

Erma and variantsErma2, var. Ermina1, Erminia1, Erminie1
Derived fr. Old German word. "Entire, universal." Erma, Ermina and Erminia are more commonly used as birth names compared to Erminie.

Var. of Hermione. Origin fr. Greek language. "Messenger." Less popular today. Erma was last listed in 1970-1979 in the Top 2000. See also Esma.

Ermengard2, var. Ermgard
Origin fr. Old German. "Whole enclosure." Ermengard and Ermgard were not Top birth names in 2015.

Hermine and variantsErmine1, Erminine
Var. of Hermine. Origin fr. Old German. "Army man." Less common today. Ermine was the form last found (the 1910s) in the Top 2000.

Ermine and variantsErmine2, var. Ermin, Ermina2, Erminia2, Erminne
Source fr. Old French language. "Weasel." Erminia is a commonly occurring (upper 71%) given name, while Ermine, Ermin, Ermina and Erminne are sparsely used.

Armina and variantsErminia3, Erminie2, Ermyne
Forms of Armina. Stems fr. Old German language. "Soldier." Erminie and Ermyne are more rarefied as children's names among the forms of Armina.

Ermintrude, var. Ermengard3, Ermentraud, Ermyntrude
Source fr. Old French, Old German. "All loved." Ermyntrude and variants were not among 2015's Top names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Er- names for girls.

1. Ercilia - Ermintrude
Hersilia [Ersila, Ercilia, Ersilia, Erzilia], Eartha [Erda, Ertha, Erthel], Hertha [Erda, Ertha], Irene [Erena, Erene], Erga, Erica [Erika, Erike, Eryca, Eryka, Erycka, Erikka, Erykah, Erricka, ..], Eriko, Erin [Eryn, Erynn, Erina, Erinn, Erinna, Erinne, Erienne], Eris [Erys, Eriss, Eryss], Erisha, Earla [Erla, Erlina, Erline, Erlene, Erlette, Erlinia, Erletta], Erlinda, Irma [Erma, Ermengard], Erma [Ermina, Erminia, Erminie], Hermione [Erma], Ermengard [Ermgard], Hermine [Ermine, Erminine], Ermine [Ermin, Ermina, Erminia, Erminne], Armina [Ermyne, Erminia, Erminie], Ermintrude [Ermengard, Ermentraud, Ermyntrude]

Erna [Ernaline, Ernalynn], Ernestine [Erna, Ernice, Ernesha, Ernesta, Ernaline, Ernestina, Ernestyna, Ernesztina], Eroica [Eroiqua, Eroique], Ersilia [Ersila, Ercilia, Erzilia], Irvette [Ervina, Ervette], Erwina, Elizabeth [Erzsebet]

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