[ 3 syll. e-ri-ca, er-ica ] The baby boy name Erica is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced in English as EHR-ih-Kah †. Erica is derived from Old Norse origins. Erica is a variant of the name Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian).
Erica is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Erica, Eric was the most commonly used. Erica has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Erica include Erea, Ericas, Erickas, Erico (Italian and Portuguese), Erikas, Erix, Arasu (Tamil), Arius (German), Ariya, Orea, Ellarea, Ariea, Earc, Earck, Eirik (Scandinavian), Erc, Erck, Erek (English), Erez (Hebrew), and Eric (English, French, and Scandinavian).
† Pronunciation for Erica: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"