Eryk - boys name

Eryk name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Eryk name meaning:

The name Eryk is a variant spelling of the name Eric, which is derived from the Old Norse name Eiríkr. It is composed of two elements: "ei," meaning "ever," and "ríkr," meaning "ruler" or "king." Therefore, the name Eryk carries the meaning of "ever-ruler" or "eternal ruler."

Those named Eryk are often seen as natural leaders with a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to take charge. They possess an innate ability to inspire and influence others, often making them successful in leadership roles. Eryks tend to be determined, ambitious, and confident individuals. They approach life with a sense of purpose and strive for excellence in all their endeavors.

In addition to its historical and cultural significance, the name Eryk also has a modern appeal. It is a unique and less common spelling of the popular name Eric, giving it a distinctive and individualistic quality. Parents who choose the name Eryk for their son may do so because they appreciate its strong and noble meaning, as well as its connection to leadership and power.

Origin: Norse

Eternal ruler.

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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Eryk

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