Erica - girls name

Erica name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Erica name meaning:

The name Erica is of Scandinavian origin and is derived from the Old Norse name EirĂ­kr. It is a feminine form of the name Eric, which means "ever-ruler" or "eternal ruler." The name Erica is a popular name choice for girls and has been used in various cultures around the world.

People with the name Erica are often described as intelligent, independent, and confident. They possess strong leadership qualities and have a natural ability to take charge. Erica's are known for their determination and resilience, always striving to achieve their goals and overcome obstacles.

The name Erica also carries a sense of responsibility and reliability. Those bearing this name are often dependable and trustworthy individuals who can be relied upon by their friends and loved ones. Erica's caring nature and strong sense of loyalty make them excellent friends and partners. Overall, the name Erica represents a strong and capable individual who is destined to lead and succeed.

Origin: Latin

Honorable ruler.

Related names

Erica , Rica, Rika

Other girls names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 398 out of 5581

112 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (363)

Historical popularity of Erica

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