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Eric Meaning and Origin

Eric is a name that's been used by parents who are considering boy baby names.

Eric is currently #213 on the baby names popularity charts in the U.S. in 2021.

Famous people named Eric are Eric Clapton, Eric Jerome Dickey, Eric Carr.

Eric is a 4 letters name with 2 syllables.

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Eric name meaning

ruler

Name facts

4 letter name and 2 syllables

Popularity

Eric is ranked #213 most popular baby boy name in 2021

Gender chart

In 2021, 100% of babies named Eric were boys

Name popularity in the US

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Name popularity in Canada

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Celebrities named Eric

Eric Clapton (Music)
Eric Jerome Dickey (Literature)
Eric Carr (Boxer)
Eric Crumble (Boxer)
Eric Sturgess (Tennis)
Eric Crabtree (Sport)
Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid (Movies)
The Little Mermaid (Movies)
Eric Cantona (Sport)
Eric Ripert ()
Eric Coates ()
Eric Ewazen ()
Eric Fenby ()
Eric Moe ()
Eric Whitacre ()

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Eric - FAQ

What is the meaning of the name Eric?
The meaning of the name Eric is ruler.
What is the origin of the name Eric?
The origin of the name Eric is .
Is Eric a girl or boy name?
The name Eric is a masculine name. According to our statistics, 100.00% of babies called Eric were boys, 0.00% of babies called Eric were girls.
What is the popularity of the name Eric?
According to statistics, Eric is ranked 213th most popular boy name in the US, in 2021.
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