Gender: Male
Origin: Scandinavian
Meaning: Always Ruler

The name Eric means Always Ruler and is of Scandinavian origin. Eric is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

Originally a form of Frederick. Eric the Red, explorer. Eric Roberts, actor.

Variations include: Airic, Erich
People who like the name Eric also like the names: Ethan, Oliver, Alexander, Caleb, Matthew, Owen, Liam, Elizabeth, Olivia, Emma, Ava, Charlotte, Lily, Emily
Similar Sounding Names: Erica, Erik, Erika, Eris, Eros, Erix, Eryx, Euros, Eracio, Erick, Eureka, Eurus, Erez, Eriko

Stats for the Name Eric

checkmark Eric is currently #74 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Eric is currently #176 in U.S. births

Songs about Eric

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Eric After Hour Blues - Eric Clapton
Eric The Half-A-Bee - Monty Python