Eric baby name popularity.

Eric as a boys name was first used in 1880. It was most popular in the 1970s. It peaked in popularity in 1976 when 21377 baby boys called Eric were born. There have been 869039 Eric's born since 1880 and we estimate 822088 are still living.

Similar names to Eric: Erik, Erick, Errick, Eryk, Eriq, Erek, Erric, Erique, Eirik.

Eric is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 3028 1595 1 / 627 137
2014 3304 1729 1 / 578 123
2013 3252 1726 1 / 579 118
2012 3623 1916 1 / 522 107
2011 3739 1974 1 / 507 104
2010 4192 2189 1 / 457 95
2009 4636 2342 1 / 427 95
2008 5372 2638 1 / 379 86
2007 5951 2871 1 / 348 83
2006 6227 3034 1 / 330 77
2005 6693 3355 1 / 298 66
2004 7132 3597 1 / 278 61
2003 7784 3944 1 / 254 56
2002 7926 4086 1 / 245 52
2001 8559 4409 1 / 227 44
2000 9154 4664 1 / 214 42
1999 9379 4887 1 / 205 39
1998 9962 5215 1 / 192 39
1997 10318 5476 1 / 183 35
1996 11607 6130 1 / 163 35
1995 12478 6557 1 / 153 32
1994 13309 6891 1 / 145 30
1993 14543 7418 1 / 135 29
1992 16135 8082 1 / 124 26
1991 18046 8936 1 / 112 25
1990 19412 9457 1 / 106 24
1989 18976 9488 1 / 105 21
1988 20158 10539 1 / 95 19
1987 20199 10826 1 / 92 21
1986 19525 10609 1 / 94 22
1985 20836 11280 1 / 89 21
1984 20946 11611 1 / 86 22
1983 20341 11351 1 / 88 20
1982 19870 10952 1 / 91 20
1981 20725 11571 1 / 86 17
1980 22623 12680 1 / 79 16
1979 20272 11772 1 / 85 17
1978 19776 12041 1 / 83 16
1977 20747 12621 1 / 79 17
1976 21377 13616 1 / 73 13
1975 19820 12686 1 / 79 13
1974 20189 12833 1 / 78 13
1973 20814 13347 1 / 75 13
1972 22043 13584 1 / 74 16
1971 22979 12988 1 / 77 18
1970 23591 12686 1 / 79 18
1969 20771 11606 1 / 86 21
1968 18512 10645 1 / 94 22
1967 17828 10220 1 / 98 23
1966 16478 9237 1 / 108 25
1965 16835 9044 1 / 111 25
1964 14564 7306 1 / 137 32
1963 13281 6537 1 / 153 31
1962 12353 5971 1 / 167 33
1961 11109 5234 1 / 191 38
1960 10531 4938 1 / 203 44
1959 9724 4558 1 / 219 46
1958 8189 3861 1 / 259 50
1957 6619 3070 1 / 326 60
1956 5249 2483 1 / 403 79
1955 4659 2264 1 / 442 85
1954 4172 2048 1 / 488 89
1953 3934 1996 1 / 501 89
1952 3986 2051 1 / 488 88
1951 3660 1945 1 / 514 93
1950 3097 1729 1 / 578 98
1949 2769 1561 1 / 641 105
1948 2489 1419 1 / 705 114
1947 2344 1281 1 / 780 122
1946 1823 1123 1 / 891 134
1945 1351 1004 1 / 996 153
1944 1195 877 1 / 1140 158
1943 1171 821 1 / 1219 161
1942 867 628 1 / 1593 182
1941 703 572 1 / 1747 199
1940 482 416 1 / 2404 249
1939 431 389 1 / 2568 258
1938 370 334 1 / 2997 286
1937 301 282 1 / 3543 307
1936 296 285 1 / 3503 310
1935 288 277 1 / 3615 320
1934 259 251 1 / 3986 340
1933 234 236 1 / 4236 352
1932 199 191 1 / 5246 397
1931 213 205 1 / 4879 385
1930 206 188 1 / 5326 407
1929 204 190 1 / 5272 410
1928 221 200 1 / 5012 403
1927 209 185 1 / 5391 416
1926 214 193 1 / 5189 409
1925 212 190 1 / 5264 409
1924 228 201 1 / 4968 406
1923 175 160 1 / 6264 463
1922 201 185 1 / 5414 424
1921 179 163 1 / 6153 458
1920 186 175 1 / 5723 445
1919 190 194 1 / 5159 426
1918 202 199 1 / 5017 412
1917 186 201 1 / 4976 413
1916 155 174 1 / 5743 447
1915 155 183 1 / 5475 436
1914 145 221 1 / 4516 394
1913 109 213 1 / 4702 413
1912 93 216 1 / 4623 399
1911 35 155 1 / 6456 497
1910 41 211 1 / 4737 421
1909 33 201 1 / 4970 436
1908 30 194 1 / 5145 438
1907 22 150 1 / 6674 495
1906 33 248 1 / 4035 363
1905 23 174 1 / 5753 463
1904 15 117 1 / 8542 587
1903 34 285 1 / 3507 322
1902 26 212 1 / 4718 388
1901 25 235 1 / 4259 371
1900 21 140 1 / 7166 518
1899 17 160 1 / 6248 457
1898 30 245 1 / 4090 350
1897 30 266 1 / 3759 339
1896 25 209 1 / 4783 388
1895 20 170 1 / 5870 437
1894 20 173 1 / 5789 419
1893 13 116 1 / 8640 538
1892 19 156 1 / 6423 445
1891 18 178 1 / 5622 411
1890 13 117 1 / 8540 533
1889 21 190 1 / 5266 388
1888 13 108 1 / 9296 554
1887 11 108 1 / 9220 544
1886 10 90 1 / 11079 605
1885 16 148 1 / 6737 462
1884 12 105 1 / 9537 547
1883 11 105 1 / 9512 557
1882 9 79 1 / 12632 652
1881 9 89 1 / 11194 595
1880 10 91 1 / 11049 600