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Gender: M Meaning of Eric: "eternal ruler" Origin of Eric: Old Norse Eric's Popularity in 2012: #107

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Eric -- the all-time most popular Scandinavian boys' name in the U. S. -- peaked in the Ricky Nelson/Rick Springfield period, and is now falling in favor. Erik is the Old World spelling of Eric.

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Famous People Named Eric

Eric Saade - Swedish Singer
Eric Dane - American actor
Eric Clapton - English musician
Eric West - American actor
Eric Benet - American singer
Eric Decker - American NFL football player
Eric Church - American country singer
Eric Scott Melvin, from the band NOFX
Eric Marlon Bishop, real name of American actor Jamie Foxx
Eric Christian Olsen, American actor
Eric Zenter, American model
Eric Thomas Andolsek, American former NFL player
Eric Lloyd, American actor
Eric Koston, pro skateboarder
Eric Cowell, Simon Cowell's son (b. 2014)

Pop Culture References for the Name Eric

Eric Northman - True Blood Character
Eric - the prince in "The Little Mermaid"
Eric Forman, That '70s Show Character
Eric Matthews - "Boy Meets World" Character
Erik Night - 'House of Night' character
Eric Van Der Woodsen - Gossip Girl's Serena's brother
Eric Delko - CSI: Miami
Eric Taylor-Friday Night Lights lead character

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Eric's International Variations

Erich (Czech) Eero, Erkki (Finnish) Éric (French) Eirik (Norwegian) Eryk (Polish) Eriks (Russian) Erik (Scandinavian) Erico (Spanish)