Name Eric Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Eric


Eric is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Eric?

Eric derived from the Old Norse names Eiríkr or ÆiríkR.

What does the name Eric mean?

Eric means “sole ruler”, “autocrat” or “eternal ruler”, “ever ruler” and “ever powerful” (from Old Norse “einn” = alone/one/unique, or “ǣvi” = eternity/time/life + “ríkr” = mighty/ruler/powerful).

Pronunciation of Eric

Variants of the name Eric

Erick Erik Eryck Eryk Èric Éric

Popularity of the name Eric

The name Eric is ranked #493 overall.

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