Erika

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Female Female Name

Usage

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

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Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of Erik (see ÆiríkR) (see also -a) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

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

Related Names

Eekku
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Eerica
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Eerika
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Eerikka
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Eirika
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Faroese Norwegian
Eiríka
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Icelandic
Erica
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Danish Finish Icelandic 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
Eryka
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Erykah
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Icelandic Swedish
Jerika
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Finish Swedish

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Erikuson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Erikudóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

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

Trivia

  • Erika was a heavy storm in Norway in February 1996.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
10537 26987 10537 26974 0 13
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
12317
n.a.
12317 0 0
Denmark Denmark[13]
908
n.a.
908
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
94 105
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
17 71
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
n.a.
n.a.
1483
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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: [11][13][16][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Erika (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Erika (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Erika (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Erika (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 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 5.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. Málráðið: Góðkend fólkanøvn, http://www.malrad.fo/ (Name List by Faroese Language Board)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. details see Name Statistic tables