Name Erik

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Erik

Erik is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Erik

The given name Erik derived from the Old Norse names Eiríkr or Airikr.

Meaning of Erik

Erik 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 Erik

Variants of the name Erik

Eric Erick Eryck Eryk Éric

Erik in the categories

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Name Statistic: Erik is ranked #486 overall ↑ 4

  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 235 ↑ 17
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 320 ↓ -24
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 349 ↑ 48
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 485 ↓ -48
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 489 ↑ 6
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 674 ↑↑ 110
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 674 ↓↓ -251
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 725 ↑ 70
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 757 ↑↑ 101
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 965 ↑↑ 157
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1005 ↑↑ 145
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1013 ↓↓ -536
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 1222 ↑↑ 303
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1234 ↑↑ 133
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1562 ↑↑ 121
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1606 ↓ -6
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1666 ↓ -61
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2281 ↓ -11
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7141 ↑↑ 834

Erik in the Top 50 Names



Name Erik

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