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What does Herrick mean?

Herrick Pronunciation of Herrick as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Herrick is "war ruler". 17th-century poet Robert Herrick. Also form of Harold.


ASSOCIATED WITH war, ruler (king), 17th century


VARIANTS Herrik, Herryck



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How popular is Herrick?

Herrick is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2759 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Harold (#797 IN RECENT RANKINGS) is the only popular related form of Herrick (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Herrick was at its highest a century ago (#13) and is now much less (#797, DOWN 98.7%), with Harold becoming somewhat dated. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harold in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Herrick and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Herrick is pronounced similarly to Harwyck. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Aerricko, Arrick, Barrick, Carrick, Cedrick, Corrick, Darrick, Dedrick, Delrick, Derick, Derreck, Derrick, Derrik, Derryck, Errick, Garrick, Harris, Harriss, Heinrick, Hendrick, Henrik, Herrior, Hersch, Jedrick, Jerick, Jerric, Jerrick, Jerrico, Jerrik, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Merrick, Merrik, Meyrick, Orrick, Sedrick, Tedrick, Varrick, Warrick and Yorrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Herrick.

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