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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Eriq

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Alt. Meaning

E is for expert, in your chosen career

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

I is for intense, your zest of living.

Q is for quick, no faster wit!

Notable Persons Named Eriq

Notable Persons Named Eriq

Eriq La Salle

Eriq La Salle is an actor/director and film director. He has been prominent since 1985. Eriq was given the name Erik Ki La Salle on July 23rd, 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut, US.

Eriq Zavaleta

Eriq Zavaleta is a soccer player for the Toronto FC, IMG Academy, Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders FC, San Antonio Scorpions, Chivas USA, and United States men's national under-17 soccer team. Eriq was born on August 2nd, 1992 in Westfield, Indiana, United States.

Eriq Ebouaney

Eriq Ebouaney is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1996. Eriq was born on October 3rd, 1967 in Angers.


Fun Facts about the name Eriq

  • How Popular is the name Eriq? Eriq is the 13,267th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eriq have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 731 babies born with the first name Eriq in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eriq to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eriq? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Eriq first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eriq is Saturday, December 12th, 1964.
  • What year had the most people named Eriq born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eriq was in 1995 with a total of 75 babies.
  • Random Eriq Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eriq is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Eriq: The name spelled backwards is Qire. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Qeri. How do you pronounce that?
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