ERIK
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: E-rik (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German), I-rik (Dutch), ER-ik (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Form of ERIC. This was the name of kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. King Erik IX of Sweden (12th century) is the patron saint of that country.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Eric, Jerk, Jerker (Swedish), Eirik (Norwegian), Jerrik (Danish), Eerik, Eerikki, Eero, Erkki (Finnish), Erich (German), Eric, Aric, Erick (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Erika, Erica (Swedish), Erika (Norwegian), Erika (Danish), Eerika, Erika (Finnish), Erika (Czech), Erika (Slovene), Erika (Croatian), Erika (Hungarian), Erika (German), Erica, Erika, Ericka, Erykah (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eiríkr (Ancient Scandinavian), Èric (Catalan), Éric (French), Eiríkur (Icelandic), Erikas (Lithuanian), Érico (Portuguese)
Popularity
United States  ranked #289 
Austria  - 
Catalonia  ranked #44 
Croatia  ranked #62 
Czech Republic  ranked #41 
Hungary  ranked #55 
Netherlands  ranked #341 
Norway  ranked #33 
Slovenia  ranked #37 
Spain  ranked #62 
Sweden  ranked #22