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Erik name brief:

Origin of the name Erik: Popular name derived from the Old Norse Eirìkr (eternal ruler), a compounding of the elements ei (ever, always) and ríkr (ruler, king). However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rīk (king): hence, “honorable king.”

Erik is baby unisex name mainly popular in Christian religion and its main origin is Norse. Erik name meanings is Eternal ruler.
People search this name as Erik, Erika, Jane erika, Erika jayne, Kisses erika.
Other similar sounding names can be Eirik, Erika, Erek, Eerika, Aric.

Erik Name Combinations.

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Erik as First Name
  • Name
    Popularity %
  • Erik Johnson
  • Erik Anderson
  • Erik Erikson
  • Erik Peterson
  • Erik Olson
  • Erik Larson
  • Erik Hansen
  • Erik Nielsen
  • Erik Nelson
  • Erik Erickson
  • Erik Christensen
  • Erik Eriksson
  • Erik Andersen
  • Erik Pedersen
  • Erik Johanson

Erik Ethnicity Distribution.

  • Ethnicity
  • White
  • African American
  • Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Two or More Ethnicities
  • Hispanic or Latino

Popular personalities with Erik Name.

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini was an illusionist, magician, escapologist, stunt performer, actor, historian, film producer, pilot, debunker, and magic (illusion). His career lasted from 1891 to 1926. Harry was given the name Erik Weisz on March 24th, 1874 in Budapest. He died on October 31st, 1926.

Erik Prince

Erik was given the name Erik Dean Prince by his parent Edgar Prince on June 6th, 1969 in Holland, Michigan, U.S.

Erik Homburger Erikson

Erik Homburger Erikson was a scientist in the field of developmental psychology. Erik was given the name Erik Salomonsen on June 15th, 1902 in Frankfurt. He breathed his last breath on May 12th, 1994.

Erik Satie

Erik Satie was a pianist and composer. Erik was given the name Eric Alfred Leslie Satie on May 17th, 1866 in Honfleur, France. He left this life on July 1st, 1925.


Everlast is a hip hop music, rock music, and blues musician. He plays Rapping, Guitar, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Everlast was given the name Erik Francis Schrody on August 18th, 1969. Everlast is also known as Whitey Ford.

Erik Per Sullivan

Erik Per Sullivan is an actor. His career lasted from 1998 to 2010. Erik was born Erik Per Sullivan on July 12th, 1991 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.


Erik is a maestro, impresario, architect, magic (illusion), ventriloquism, and general contractor. Erik is also known as The Phantom of the Opera, Opera Ghost, The Angel of Music, the Red Death, The Trapdoor Lover, The Man's Voice, Le Mort Vivant, and The Mask.

Prince Erik

Prince Erik was royalty. He holds the title Duke of Vastmanland. Prince was born as the child of Gustaf V of Sweden and Victoria of Baden on April 20th, 1889 in Stockholm Palace. He died on September 20th, 1918.

Carl Erik

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