Eric comes from Old Norse name  Eiríkr meaning "ever ruler" or "eternal ruler" from Old Norse elements ei (ever, always) and ríkr (ruler). It's also a surname originating from the given name. Origin: Old Norse Variants: Erik (Scandinavian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English) Erick (English) Erich (German) Aric (English) Eiríkr (Ancient Scandinavian) … Continue reading Eric