Erika - Meaning of Erika

What does Erika mean?

[ 3 syll. e-ri-ka, er-ika ] The baby girl name Erika is pronounced in English as EHR-ih-Kah †. Erika is largely used in the Czech, English, German, Hungarian, Scandinavian, and Slavic languages. It is derived from Old Norse origins. Erika is a variant spelling of the name Erica (English, French, German, Scandinavian, and Scottish).

See also the related form, Tamrika.

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Erika is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a somewhat popular baby girl name, but not as much as it was in the past. The name's popularity rose from the 1950s up to the 1990s; before that, it was of very modest use only. Its usage peaked in 1990 with 0.222% of baby girls being given the name Erika. It had a ranking of #74 then. The baby name has steeply fallen in popularity since then. In 2018, its usage was 0.016% and its ranking #896, but it was nonetheless the most popular among all girl names in its family. In 2018, Erika was 0.625% more frequently used than the subsequent ranked name, Erica.

Baby names that sound like Erika include Erica, Ericha, Erickah, Erikka, Errica, Erricka, Errika, Eryka, Eyrika, Aericka, Airika, Earia, Erea, Ereka, Ericah, Ericca, Ericka, Erikaa, Erikah, and Eriko.

† Pronunciation for Erika: 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)"



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