Eric

Gender:boy

Meaning:Eternal ruler

Origin:Norse

Pronunciation:EH rik

Variations:-Coming Soon-

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The name Eric is of Old Norse origin. It consists of the words ‘ei’ and ‘rikr’ and its meaning is ‘eternal ruler’. As a given name, Eric arrived on British shores over 1,000 years ago before the Norman Conquest of Britain.

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