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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. Nicknames for Eric are E, Erica and Weic.
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Meaning of Eric

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


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a sister of Eric are: Mariah, Natalie, Jetske, Jenise, Enrichetta. 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 namesBoy names with positive reactions abroad100 namesPopular Simplified Chinese boy names241 names

Popularity Eric per year

Popularity of Eric in the U.S.A.



Eric 57 years old   5-10-2012
Love it
Eric 52 years old   9-12-2012
It's me, I guess. It's the only first name I've ever had.
Eric 50 years old   19-08-2013
It seems very boring to me and doesn't seem memorable.
Eric 58 years old   5-02-2014
I love my name and I smile when I meet others named Eric.
Eric 47 years old   8-06-2014
Eric and Erica are part of the name 'America.'
Eric 59 years old   9-06-2014
good solid name
Eric 52 years old   18-10-2015
Mine was from Eric the Red.
Eric   7-01-2019

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