The feminine version of the Norse name Eric, meaning “eternal ruler” – but it’s also a flower name, as erica is also the Latin word for “heather.” Now that’s a little different than Rose or Lily!
Ric, Rica, Ricki, Eri.
Famous people named Erica:
Author Erica Jong; actresses Erica Hubbard, Erica Durance, Erica Tremblay, Erica Luttrell, Erica Carroll; ballerina Erica Pereira; journalist Erica Hill.
Fans of "Orange is the New Black" know the character Yoga Jones, but they may not realize that her first name is actually Erica.