Happy Birthday Erica Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Erica! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Erica personalized card to you. Dear Erica, I wish you a bright and beautiful day on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Erica’s birthday. Erica is also a good name to be given to newborn babies.
Erica Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine, USAGE: English, Swedish, Italian, PRONOUNCED: ER-i-kə (English). Feminine form of ERIC. It was first used in the 18th century. It also coincides with the Latin word for “heather”. Origin Norse: Eternal ruler, forever strong; feminine form of Eric. The spelling variation Erika is popular in numerous European countries. Origin Scandinavian: Noble, forever strong; feminine form of Eric. — The given name Erica derives from the Old Norse name Eirikr, the younger form of “*Aina-rikiaR”. The name is composed of two elements: “*aina(z)” (always, one, alone) plus “rikr” (mighty, distinguished). The name means “the one and only, ever-powerful”. Although the name was in use in Anglo-Saxon England, its use was reinforced by Scandinavian settlers arriving before the Norman Invasion.
It was an uncommon name in England until the middle ages when it gained popularity and finally became a common name in the 19th century. In Norway, Sweden, and Finland, the name day for Erik and Eirik is on May 18, commemorating the death of Saint Eric of Sweden. Eric IX of Sweden (Erik the Saint, Eric the Holy, 1160) was king of Sweden from 1150 to 1960, Eric did much to aid Christianity in his realm and was responsible for codifying the laws of his kingdom, which became known as King Eric’s Law. — Erica originates in the Old Norse language and means “ruling forever”. It is a feminine form of Eric. Erica has always been a popular name in the United States, as well as Europe and Australia. It is also the Latin name of a flowering plant of heathers. Famous Ericas: Erica Eleniak – American actress, Erica Albright – Mark Zuckerberg’s girlfriend.