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


Erik is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Erik?

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

What does the name Erik mean?

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 Èric Éric

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Popularity of the name Erik

The name Erik is ranked #469 overall.

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