Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #118 in 2013 and #123 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Old Norse Eirríkr, Eiríkr, from ei ‎(“always, eternal”), less likely from einn ‎(“sole, alone”) + ríkr ‎(“ruler”) (cognate to Latin rex and Celtic -rix). The name was in use in Anglo-Saxon Britain, reinforced by Scandinavian settlers before the Norman Conquest.


-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

In German


-( male name), variant of Erich borrowed from English or from French Éric.

In Swedish


-( male name), a less common spelling of Erik.