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Ericka is a variation of Erica, which comes from Eric. These names are important to old Norse history, especially when considering Eric the Red, the discoverer of Greenland. Though once a top 400 option, Ericka is now just over the top 4,000 list.

Meaning of the name Ericka:

Norse: eternal ruler, ever ruler

Origin of the name Ericka:

Ericka is a spelling variation of the name Erica. The latter was the feminine variation of Eric, first used in the 1700s. Eric, however, comes from the ancient Norse name Eirikr, which comes from the words “ei” and “rikr.”

Symbolism of the name Ericka:

Ericka means “eternal ruler” or “ever ruler” because it comes from the name Eric. Remember, the latter dates back to Eirikr, which comes from the words “ei” and “rikr.” “Ei” means “ever” or “always,” and “rikr” means “ruler” or “mighty.”

Style of the name Ericka:

Traditional

Gender of the name Ericka:

Ericka is a wholesome name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Ericka:

EHR-i-kuh

Number of syllables in the name Ericka:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Ericka:

Ericka is a kind and simple baby name. It is natural and approachable.

Alternative spellings for the name Ericka:

  • Erica 
  • Erika
  • Ereka
  • Eryka
  • Erycka
  • Erecka

Nicknames for the name Ericka:

Popularity of the name Ericka:

Ericka was first a top 1,000 name in America in 1967 at number 953. It was last on the Social Security Popularity Index in 2006 at rank 992. Ericka was most popular in 1971 at number 300, though it was on the top 400 list from 1970 to 1992.

Related names for the name Ericka:

Great middle names for Ericka and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Ericka:

  • Ericka Dunlap (Miss America from 2004)
  • Ericka Hunter (singer, Broadway actress)
  • Ericka Beckman (filmmaker, “Hiatus”)

Erickas in popular culture:

  • Ericka van Helsing (character from “Hotel Transylvania 3”)