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What does Eirik mean?

Eirik Pronunciation of Eirik as a name for boys has its root in Old Norse, and Eirik means "complete ruler". Eirik is a version of Eric (Old Norse).

ASSOCIATED WITH norse, ruler (king)


VARIANTS Eryk, Errick, Eriq, Erik, Erick, Erek, Arrick, Arric, Arreck, Aric, Aerrick, Aerric, Aerick, Aeric

RELATED FORMS VIA ERIC Eero, Erich, Erico, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Eurico, Jerk, Rick

(male) Earrik, ..

(female) Eiri, ..

Eirik Cormac (E.C.), ..

How popular is Eirik?

Eirik is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Eirik is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Eric (#160 IN 2018), Erick (#280), Erik (#378), Rick (#1872), Aric, Erich, Eriq and Errick are the prominent varying forms of Eirik (NOT RANKED). These forms of Eirik were favored as baby names 48 years ago (AVERAGE #648) and have become much less popular since (#1336, DOWN 84%), with versions such as Aric becoming somewhat outmoded. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Eirik is alike in pronunciation to Aaric, Arek, Arick, Arik, Erric, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brik, Derik, Edik, Edric, Edrick, Edrik, Efrim, Eigil, Eilif, Einri, Eirian, Eirnin, Eri, Erie, Erin, Ezri, Gerik, Jurik, Marik, Rorik, Rurik, Tarik and Ulrik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eirik.

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