Erik – Scary Mommy

Erik

The Scandinavian form of the name Eric, which means “eternal ruler.” It’s nice if you want a name that features the letter K but don’t want everyone to think you’ve jumped on the Kardashian bandwagon.

Nicknames:

Rik maybe?

Famous people named Erik:

Actors Erik Palladino, Erik Estrada, and Erik Per Sullivan; football player Erik Lorig; pro skateboarder Erik Ellington.

Fun facts:

Erik Thorvaldsson, also known as Erik the Red, was the Viking who settled Greenland.

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