The name Ericson is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Norse, Nordic origin meaning "son of the eternal ruler". Ericson and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "Gender Bender Makeover (10 Names)".
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Ericson, also spelled Erickson and Erikson (and with -sen endings too), is a Nordic surname that makes a strong choice. Ericson may continue the trend Harrison, Jefferson and Jackson started.