A form of Erik. In the 10th century, Viking explorer Eric the Red founded the first Nordic settlement in Greenland. Gained popularity when two 19th century British writers, Frederic Farrar and H. Rider Haggard, used the name in literature. On the rise in the U.S. since 1927. A royal name in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Actor Eriq La Salle uses a form of the name. , ever-powerful

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