Name: Erica

Origin and Meaning of the Name Erica

  • Meaning:
    Eternal ruler
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  • Meaning:
    Honorable ruler
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  • Meaning:
    Heather
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (EHR ih kah); (EHR ee kah)
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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Feminine of Eric, Erica is also the Latin name of the plant known in English as heather, but that word has a different origin.

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