Eric - A very unique female name
Eric appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #1680. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Eric and more.
With that position 1 in 108,797 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Eric peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 880.
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Eric is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Eric is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #342 - and is the least popular in Kentucky at position #342.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Eric is where you live.
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Eric origin and meaningEric is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Eric, pop culture references for the name Eric and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Eric
We've found the following names that sound similar to Eric, sorted by popularity.Erica / Erika / Ericka / Erykah / Eris / Eryka / Eureka / Erick / Erik / Erikka /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Eric
These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.