Eirik: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Eirik

Eirik

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Erik:

Popular name derived from the Old Norse Eirìkr (eternal ruler), a compounding of the elements ei (ever, always) and ríkr (ruler, king). However, there are some who believe the name comes to the Old Norse via the Germanic ehre (honor) and the Proto-Germanic rīk (king): hence, “honorable king.” Var: Aric, Arick, Arrick, Erich.

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An older Norwegian variant of Erik

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Eirik Magnusson, King of Norway from 1280 until 1299.

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