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230k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Erica

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Always Ruler
  • #317 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
870k Eric (Scandinavian)
150k Erik (Scandinavian)
123k Erika (Scandinavian)
67k Erick (German)
< 1k Erix (American)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1909550
1915550
1916550
1917550
1919660
1924550
1925660
1926880
192712120
192816160
192911110
1930550
193110100
1932880
1933880
193410100
1935770
1937770
193817170
193917170
194013130
194110100
194239390
194320200
194435350
194566660
194667670
194784840
194899990
194989890
19501171170
195193930
195294940
19531131130
19541421420
19551461460
19561821820
19572112110
19582062060
19592332330
19602352350
19612422420
19624494490
19635795790
19645425420
19655655650
19665745740
19676816810
19689639585
19691,5151,5069
19702,8052,79213
19713,5133,49122
19723,4693,44425#86 girl name
19733,8233,79924#81 girl name
19744,1484,12325#74 girl name
19754,6134,58231#63 girl name
19765,2595,23425#54 girl name
19776,6516,62130#38 girl name
19787,3797,34237#34 girl name
19798,2188,18038#32 girl name
19808,7948,75836#34 girl name
19818,6598,62435#36 girl name
19829,3899,33950#35 girl name
19839,7619,70754#33 girl name
19849,3349,27955#34 girl name
19859,5849,52361#34 girl name
198610,0319,97259#31 girl name
19879,3769,32551#31 girl name
19889,6439,58954#31 girl name
19899,0919,02368#34 girl name
19908,6508,60347#36 girl name
19917,8407,80040#40 girl name
19927,1537,13419#44 girl name
19936,4246,41014#49 girl name
19945,6995,67920#57 girl name
19954,9134,89320#69 girl name
19964,4724,45913#79 girl name
19973,9973,9916#84 girl name
19983,6243,6240#92 girl name
19993,1703,1619
20003,2203,2200
20012,6762,6688
20022,3022,3020
20032,0962,0915
20041,8831,87211
20051,7231,7176
20061,5471,5470
20071,3641,3640
20081,1311,1310
20099389380
20107437430
20116216210
20126076070
20135185180
20144314310

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 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Erica" ranks #54 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 276 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 5,699 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 extra, those little things you do!

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Acire". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Criea". 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.

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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Erica

Erica Durance

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

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Erica Leerhsen

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

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Erica Gimpel

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

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Erica Blasberg

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

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Erica Yong

Erica was born in 1969.

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Past life for Erica born Apr 20, 1942

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 Siberia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Erica

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

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