Origin:Norse
Popularity:532
Meaning:ever or eternal ruler
Add an extra letter (“k”), create a new name? Not exactly. While Erick is a variation of the more popular Eric, it’s also a diminutive for Frederick. Derived from the German “ei,” meaning “ever” and “rikr,” which means “eternal ruler, king,” Erick has been on the baby-name charts since the 19th century and shows no signs of leaving. Ericks who’ve made their marks in the world include rapper Erick Arc Elliott and MMA fighter Erick Silva.

Famous Ericks

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Erick Arc Elliott
    Rapper
  • Erick Rowan
    Wrestler
  • Erick Sermon
    Rapper
  • Erick Silva
    MMA Fighter

Popularity Trend Chart

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Source: Social Security Administration

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