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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 1.5%) and is now much less (USAGE 0.1%, 94.2%), 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

Erzilia, Ersilia, Ersila, Ercilia
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.

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

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

Erene, Erena
Forms of Irene. Root fr. Greek language. "Peace." Earne and Ereke are creative forms.

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

Erica and variants

Erica, var. Erykah, Eryka, Erycka, Eryca, Erricka, Erikka, Erike, Erika, Ericka, Eraca
From Old Norse. "Complete ruler." Erica and variants became less trendy last year, falling on average -19 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 variants

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

Eris and variants

Eris, var. Eryss, Erys, Eriss
Based on Greek language. .. goddess of discord and destruction, and .. Unusual. Eris and variants are not listed in the US Demographics.

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 variants

Erlinia, Erline, Erlina, Erlette, Erlene, Erletta, Erla
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.


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.

Erma and variants

Erma2, var. Erminie1, Erminia1, Ermina1
Derived fr. Old German word. "Entire, universal." Erma, Ermina and Erminia are more commonly used as birth names compared to Erminie.

Ermengard1, Erma3
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.

Ermengard2, var. Ermgard
Origin fr. Old German. "Whole enclosure." Ermengard and Ermgard were not Top birth names in 2018.

Hermine and variants

Erminine, Ermine1
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 variants

Ermine2, var. Erminne, Erminia2, Ermina2, Ermin
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 variants

Ermyne, Erminie2, Erminia3
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. Ermyntrude, Ermentraud, Ermengard3
Source fr. Old French, Old German. "All loved." Ermyntrude and variants were not among 2018's Top names.

Quick Reference

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

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

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

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