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PronouncedPron.E-rik SwedishNorwegianDanishGerman
E-reek FinnishSloveneHungarian
AY-rik Dutch
ER-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 Erikas Lithuanian Eryk Polish Érico Portuguese Eric Spanish
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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute