Erica

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Gender: F Pronunciation: EH-rick-ah Meaning of Erica: "eternal ruler" Origin of Erica: Norse, feminine form of Eric Erica's Popularity in 2014: #657

The straightforward Erica is a Norse feminization that was long associated with the complex, mega-popular character Erica Kane, played by Susan Lucci for decades on the soap opera All My Children. Used in Scandinavia since the early eighteenth century, where it was usually spelled Erika, it was in the Top 50 girls' list in the USA in the 1970s and eighties. In 2014, Erica ranked Number 657, declining more than 100 positions since 2013.

It is worth noting that Erica is also a flower name, in which sense it is its own name, rather than a feminisation.

The most prominent bearer of the name in recent times is novelist Erica Jong, author of the influential Fear of Flying.

Famous People Named Erica

Erica Jong, American author
Erica Hubbard, American actress
Erica Durance, Canadian actress
Erica Packer, Australian singer and model
Erica Rose, American swimmer
Erica Campbell, American model
Erica Atkins-Campbell, American singer
Erica Hill, American journalist
Erica Luttrell, Canadian actress
Erica Simone Barnett, American Broadway actress
Erica Pereira, American ballerina
Erica Carroll, British Columbian actress

Pop Culture References for the Name Erica

Erica Kane, character on soap "All My Children"
Erica Bing, daughter of Chandler and Monica on TV's "Friends"
Erica Harrington, character in book series "Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls"
Erica Stoltz, character in movie "The Yards"
Erica Jones, character from "My Babysitter's a Vampire"
Erica Goldberg, character on TV's "The Goldbergs"
Erica Reyes, character on MTV's "Teen Wolf"
Erica, genus of winter heather
Dr. Erica Cartwright, from Supernatural episode 5.11

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