First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Erickson mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Erickson

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Minnesota, U.S. says the name Erickson means "Son of Eric (ever king, to rule)".
  2. A submission from Wisconsin, U.S. says the name Erickson means "The son of Eric (ever king)" and is of Scottish origin.
  3. A user from the United States says the name Erickson is of Scandinavian origin and means "Son of Erik".
  4. According to a user from Idaho, U.S., the name Erickson means "Son of Erick".
  5. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Erickson means "Is the love of my life".
  6. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Erickson is of Spanish origin and means "Love".
  7. A submission from Minnesota, U.S. says the name Erickson means "One who was sent" and is of Norwegian origin.
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International Interest
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  1. A Danish patronymic surname​, anglicized from Eriksen.
  2. A Norwegian patronymic surname​, anglicized from Eriksen.
  3. A Swedish patronymic surname​, anglicized from Eriksson.
  4. An unincorporated community in British Columbia, Canada.
  5. An unincorporated community in Manitoba, Canada; named for postmaster E. Albert Erickson.
  6. An unincorporated community in California, United States.

Notable Persons Named Erickson

Notable Persons Named Erickson

Erickson Lubin

Erickson was born on October 1st, 1995 in Orlando, Florida.

Erickson Acajabón

Erickson Acajabón is an athlete for the Izabal JC.

Erickson Robalo

Erickson Robalo is an athlete for the AD Bairro.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Erickson

Notable Persons With the Last Name Erickson

Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson is a rock music, psychedelic rock, and garage rock musician. He was most active from 1964 to present. Roky was given the name Roger Kynard Erickson on July 15th, 1947.

Leif Erickson

Leif Erickson was an actor. He was most prominent from 1933 to 1984. Leif was given the name William Wycliffe Anderson on October 27th, 1911 in Alameda, California, U.S. He breathed his last breath on January 29th, 1986.

Milton Hyland Erickson

Milton Hyland Erickson was a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, psychotherapy, and psychiatristandpsychotherapist. Milton was born on December 5th, 1901 in Aurum, Nevada. He passed away on March 25th, 1980.

Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson is a writer, columnist, and radio host. Erick was born on June 3rd, 1975 in Louisiana, US.

Dennis Erickson

Dennis Erickson is a college coach. Dennis was born on March 24th, 1947 in Everett, Washington.

Duke Erikson

Duke Erikson is a rock and alternative rock musician, songwriter, record producer, remixer, and remix. He has had major accomplishments since 1978. Duke was given the name Douglas Elwin Erickson on January 15th, 1951 in Lyons, Nebraska, US.

  • Dave Erickson
    Television Writer
  • John Richard Erickson
    Western Writer: Hank the Cowdog Series
  • Keith Erickson
    Basketball Player
  • Matt Erickson
    Baseball Player
  • John Edward Erickson
    Office Holder
  • John Erickson
  • Kevin Blechdom
  • Jon D. Erickson
  • Nancy Erickson
    Secretary of the United States Senate
  • Charlotte Erickson
  • Rica Erickson
  • Ruth Alice Erickson
  • Hal Erickson
    Football Player
  • Edgar C. Erickson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Erickson U.S.
  White 95.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.92% 16.26%

Of Last Name Erickson

People with the last name Erickson are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Erickson

  • What name lists does Erickson rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Erickson? Erickson is the 10,814th most popular name of all time. As a last name Erickson was the 389th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Erickson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,013 babies born with the first name Erickson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Erickson to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Erickson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Erickson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Erickson is Monday, March 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Erickson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Erickson was in 2008 with a total of 50 babies.
  • Random Erickson Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Erickson is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Erickson: The name spelled backwards is Noskcire. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Soinrkec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Erickson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 82,085 people with the last name Erickson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Erickson? Erickson was ranked as the 389th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
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