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Eric is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Eric.

Eric is a mighty name. According to Norse legend, the Viking Leif Ericson (son of the super-manly Eric the Red) landed on the shores of America 500 years before Christopher Columbus. Eric, the most popular Scandinavian boys name ever in the U.S., reached its peak in popularity in the 1970s and has been waning ever since. Just beware if you ever decide to move to Sweden where Eric is a still a mega-popular boys name.

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