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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EH-rik(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch)
EH-reek(Finnish, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian)
EHR-ik(English)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian 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.
VariantsEric, Jerk, Jerker(Swedish) Eirik(Norwegian) Jerrik(Danish) Eerik, Eerikki, Eero, Erkki(Finnish) Erich, Eric(German) Aric, Eric, Erick(English)
Feminine FormsErica, Erika(Swedish) Erika(Norwegian) Erika(Danish) Eerika, Erika(Finnish) Erika(Czech) Erika(Slovene) Erika(Croatian) Erika(Hungarian) Erika(German) Erica, Ericka, Erika, Erykah(English)
Other Languages & CulturesEiríkr(Ancient Scandinavian) Èric(Catalan) Éric(French) Eiríkur(Icelandic) Ēriks(Latvian) Erikas(Lithuanian) Eryk(Polish) Érico(Portuguese) Eric(Spanish)
User SubmissionsÉrik, Êrik, Erik

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