|Number in U.S||👶 154,000|
|Rate in 2021||861|
|Name origin||🌍 Scandinavian|
Erik is a name of Scandinavian origin, derived from the Old Norse name 'Eiríkr', which is composed of the elements 'ei', meaning 'ever' or 'always', and 'ríkr', meaning 'ruler'. Thus, the name Erik signifies an eternal ruler or ever-powerful leader
The name Erik has its roots in Old Norse and Scandinavian cultures. It is a variant of the name Eric, which is also related to the name Frederick. The name has been borne by several historical figures, including kings of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. One of the earliest and most famous bearers of the name was Erik the Red, a 10th-century Viking explorer who discovered Greenland.
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