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Ranked #317


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #688).

What does the name "Erica" mean?

Erica (English): Always Ruler

The name "Erica" is of English origin and it means "Always Ruler". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 6 other names that are similar to this one.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Acire". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Racie". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Erica" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Erica? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 229,859 babies born with the name Erica in the United States. That's more than enough Ericas to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1909 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Erica" was in 1986 with a total of 9,972 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ericas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Erica" is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 938 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Erica popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Erica in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Erica

Erica Durance

Erica Durance is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Erica was born in 1978 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Erica Leerhsen

Erica Leerhsen is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Erica was born in 1977 as Erica Lei Leerhsen in New York City, New York, U.S.


Erica Gimpel

Erica Gimpel is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Erica was born in 1964 as Erica Fawn Gimpel in Manhattan, New York, U.S.


Erica Blasberg

Erica Blasberg is a golfer. Erica was born in 1984 in Orange, California, U.S.


Erica Yong

Erica was born in 1969.


Past life for Erica born Apr 29, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Oceania approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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