Name Eric – origin and meaning

Eric is a male name.

Origin of Eric

Eric derived from the Scandinavian names Eiríkr or Airikr.

Meaning of Eric

Eric means “ever ruler” (from Old Norse “æn” = always/ever + “ríkr” = mighty/ruler/powerful).

Pronunciation of Eric

Alternate spelling of Eric

Erik Eryck Eryk Éric Erick

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