Erik

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Old Danish, Old Swedish and younger form of Eiríkr [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

Related Names

See ÆiríkR

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Eriksson (♂), Erikxsson (♂), Erixson (♂), Eriksdotter (♀) [7]
  • Swedish: Eriksson (♂), Erikson (♂), Erixon (♂), Eriksdotter (♀)
  • Danish: Eriksen (♂), Eriksdatter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Eriksen (♂), Eriksson (♂), Erikson (♂), Erikssen (♂), Erikssøn (♂) [8]

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Erik
Genitive: Eriks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Erik
Genitive: Erikin
Partitive: Erikiä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Erik
Accusative: Erik
Dative: Erik
Genitive: Eriks
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Erik
Genitive: Eriks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Erik
Genitive: Eriks

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

18 May

Norway Norway

18 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

18 May

Sweden Sweden

18 May

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
2 15 59267 300148
Denmark Denmark[11]
0 n.a. 30094 n.a
Norway Norway[12]
0 n.a. 20941 n.a
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a 42683
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Erik(m) Sources: [10][11][12][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Erik(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Erik(m)

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [13]

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  5. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  8. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  9. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables