Erika

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Erik (see ÆiríkR) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Latin erica = 'heather' (flower name) [1] [5] [6]

Related Names

Eekku
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Eerica Finish
Eerika
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Eerikka
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Eirika
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Faroese
Eiríka
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Icelandic
Erica
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Eriika
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Eriikka
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Erika
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Erikka
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Erikke
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Danish Norwegian
Jerika
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Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Erika
Genitive: Erikas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Erika
Accusative: Eriku
Dative: Eriku
Genitive: Eriku
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Erika
Genitive: Erikan
Partitive: Erikaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Erika
Accusative: Eriku
Dative: Eriku
Genitive: Eriku
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Erika
Genitive: Erikas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Erika
Genitive: Erikas

Name Days

Norway Norway

18 May

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

18 May

Sweden Sweden

24 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Erika Augusta Voigt (née Eriksen, 28 November 1898 – 29 May 1952), Danish actress

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[7]
10550 26926 0 1
Norway Norway[8]
1316 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
814 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 11741 0 0
  #: 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 Erika(f) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Erika(f) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Erika(f)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables