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The name Eric is of Scandinavian origin, and means ruler of the people.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Eric has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Eric
Use of the Name Eric for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
817,830 777,127 379,414 94,062 40,361 14,773 7,029
The table below indicates the number of times the name Eric has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Eric
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188061410  
18816209  
18826689  
188357011  
188455512  
188546716  
188661710  
188755911  
188856213  
188939221  
189054513  
189141818  
189245219  
189355013  
189442520  
189544220  
189639025  
189734130  
189835530  
189946217  
190048423  
190137525  
190239426  
190332334  
190459215  
190546723  
190635834  
190749722  
190844130  
190943833  
191043540  
191149835  
191239893  
1913412109  
1914396144  
1915436155  
1916448155  
1917412187  
1918411204  
1919432186  
1920443188  
1921457181  
1922424201  
1923463176  
1924408225  
1925412211  
1926412214  
1927420207  
1928403221  
1929409205  
1930406206  
1931384213  
1932399199  
1933351234  
1934339259  
1935322287  
1936307300  
1937305303  
1938287369  
1939259431  
1940247483  
1941199707  
1942182869  
19431611,167  
19441581,190  
19451511,357  
19461341,814  
19471222,331  
19481132,485  
19491052,756  
1950983,094  
1951933,644  
1952883,989  
1953893,917  
1954894,170  
1955854,666  
1956795,231  
1957606,619  
1958508,176  
1959469,708  
19604410,534  
19613811,095  
19623312,348  
19633113,276  
19643214,536  
19652516,827  
19662516,455  
19672317,808  
19682218,469  
19692120,740943127
19701823,543889149
19711822,936942136
19721622,004  
19731320,776933131
19741320,166920137
19751319,788982125
19761321,337957133
19771720,711  
19781619,727944149
19791720,237  
19801622,580965153
19811720,681  
19822019,849  
19832020,316953154
19842220,927977147
19852120,818953162
19862219,511  
19872120,183996157
19882020,133996165
19892118,962  
19902419,397  
19912518,034  
19922616,130  
19932914,535  
19943013,296  
19953212,468  
19963511,598  
19973510,311  
1998399,956  
1999399,368  
2000429,138  
2001438,542  
2002527,908  
2003567,744  
2004617,029  
Totals:  817,830 2,025

During the last 125 years, parents have used Eric as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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