Erykah

Erykah - A very unique female name



  Aug 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Erykah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1997 on position #742. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Erykah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Erykah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Erykah. The baby girl name Erykah was given to 5 baby girls in 2012, ranking #5194 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 282,650 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Erykah peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1997 on position 742.



Famous with this name

Erykah Badu
Erykah Gordon


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Erykah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Erykah is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #2,090 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,090.

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 Erykah is where you live.


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Erykah origin and meaning

Erykah is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Erykah, pop culture references for the name Erykah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Erykah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Erykah, sorted by popularity.

Erica / Erika / Ericka / Eric / Eris / Eryka / Eureka / Erick / Erik / Erikka /

Name statistics


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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20125194
20115168
20083291
20075445
20032118
20023616
20012243
20001639
19991342
1998767
1997742

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida2090

Even more about Erykah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Erykah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Erykah?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1997
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Erykah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 282,650
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1997
2012 births +5

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