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Eric (Given name)

Eric is a name for boys. The name is a form of Erik and originates from Scandinavian. On our website 22 people with the name Eric rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Eric is in the top 100 of most popular names on facebook on position 29. A nickname for Eric is "E".
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Meaning of Eric

The meaning of Eric is: "ruler of the Law".


22 people with the name Eric voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a sister of Eric are: Ayrica, Jetske, Yusta, Jenise, Franklina. View more suitable names.


Eric occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 4 letters248 namesBoy names beginning with E126 namesBoy names ending in C44 namesBaby boy names with two syllables100 namesNames with most votes100 namesPopular Romanian boy names250 names

Popularity Eric per year

Popularity of Eric in the U.S.A.



Eric 58 years old   5-10-2012
Love it
Eric 53 years old   9-12-2012
It's me, I guess. It's the only first name I've ever had.
Eric 51 years old   19-08-2013
It seems very boring to me and doesn't seem memorable.
Eric 59 years old   5-02-2014
I love my name and I smile when I meet others named Eric.
Eric 48 years old   8-06-2014
Eric and Erica are part of the name 'America.'
Eric 60 years old   9-06-2014
good solid name
Eric 53 years old   18-10-2015
Mine was from Eric the Red.
Eric   7-01-2019

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