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The name Erik is of Scandinavian origin, and is a variation of Eric.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Erik 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 Erik
Use of the Name Erik for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
132,553 130,819 82,478 27,322 12,620 4,873 2,332
The table below indicates the number of times the name Erik has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Erik first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1940, which is the first year shown on the table.  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 Erik
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194097044  
194186653  
194286058  
194374276  
194478364  
194561996  
194666694  
1947633118  
194868994  
1949532156  
1950587134  
1951553151  
1952511186  
1953506191  
1954490219  
1955490224  
1956476252  
1957433320  
1958426340  
1959381427  
1960363467  
1961347521  
1962345515  
1963300672  
19642211,164  
19651452,119  
19661461,955  
19671332,248  
19681252,359  
19691202,718  
19701013,241  
1971973,205  
1972863,389  
1973863,053  
1974902,881  
1975872,845  
1976942,749  
1977942,783  
1978853,255  
1979664,639  
1980644,901  
1981763,914  
1982803,629  
1983803,630  
1984843,417  
1985873,362  
1986923,105  
1987943,229  
1988933,471  
1989953,624  
1990963,941  
1991953,887  
1992983,814  
19931053,487  
1994993,745  
19951113,431  
19961223,016  
19971342,859  
19981402,674  
19991392,722  
20001432,720  
20011552,569  
20021562,458  
20031572,541  
20041722,332  
Totals:  132,553 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Erik as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Erik appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 65 times during the last 125 years.

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


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