Eric

Eric is a boy name and means forever or alone, ruler. It is a Norse name and its pronunciation is \e-ric\. Other similar names and variants include: Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Aerricko, Aric, Arreck, Arric, Arrick, Erek, Erich, Erick, Erik, Eriq, Erix, Errick, Eryk, Frederick, Rick, Rikky. Eric is a very popular first name for men (#33 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64275 out of 88799).
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Famous actors named Eric and their movies

Eric Roberts
Eric Roberts

Born on April 18, 1956

  • Age: 65
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 35

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Raggedy Man

Raggedy Man

Directed by: Jack Fisk

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Eric Roberts, Sam Shepard, William Sanderson

The Pope of Greenwich Village

The Pope of Greenwich Village

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke, Daryl Hannah, Geraldine Page

Runaway Train

Runaway Train

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Jon Voight, Eric Roberts, Rebecca De Mornay, Kyle T. Heffner

The Ambulance

The Ambulance

Directed by: Larry Cohen

Starring: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons

Eric Bana
Eric Bana

Born on August 09, 1968

  • Age: 52
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 16

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Black Hawk Down

Black Hawk Down

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, Eric Bana

Country: United States of America

Munich

Munich

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Country: United States of America

Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America

Chopper

Chopper

Directed by: Andrew Dominik

Starring: Eric Bana, Simon Lyndon, Vince Colosimo, Renée Brack

Eric Dane
Eric Dane

Born on November 09, 1972

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2

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Marley & Me

Directed by: David Frankel

Starring: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

Burlesque

Burlesque

Directed by: Steve Antin

Starring: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Eric Dane

Eric Cantona
Eric Cantona

Born on May 24, 1966

  • Age: 54
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 1
The Salvation

The Salvation

Directed by: Kristian Levring

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona

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Famous directors named Eric and their movies

Eric Till
Eric Till

Born on November 24, 1929

  • Age: 91
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11
Luther

Luther

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Peter Ustinov, Alfred Molina

Hot Millions

Hot Millions

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

The Walking Stick

The Walking Stick

Directed by: Eric Till

Starring: David Hemmings, Samantha Eggar, Emlyn Williams, Phyllis Calvert

Eric Schaeffer
Eric Schaeffer

Born on January 22, 1962

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10
Fall

Fall

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Eric Schaeffer, Amanda De Cadenet, Rudolf Martin, Francie Swift

If Lucy Fell

If Lucy Fell

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Boy Meets Girl

Boy Meets Girl

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Michael Welch, Michelle Hendley, Alexandra Turshen, Michael Galante

If Lucy Fell

If Lucy Fell

Directed by: Eric Schaeffer

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson

Eric Laneuville
Eric Laneuville

Born on July 14, 1952

  • Age: 68
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6

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The Grimm Identity

The Grimm Identity

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

Mr. Monk and the Other Detective

Mr. Monk and the Other Detective

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

The Client List

The Client List

Directed by: Eric Laneuville

Eric Hurt
Eric Hurt
  • No. of movies: 2
House Hunting

House Hunting

Directed by: Eric Hurt

Starring: Marc Singer, Art LaFleur, Hayley DuMond, Janey Gioiosa

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Famous writers named Eric and their books

Eric Ambler
Eric Ambler

Born on June 28, 1909

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
The Schirmer Inheritance

The Schirmer Inheritance

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It wasn’t anyone’s idea of a glamorous first assignment at a white show law firm. George Cary, former WWII bomber pilot and newly minted lawyer, was given the ignoble task

Judgement On Deltchev

Judgement On Deltchev

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BALKAN NIGHTMARE: Was Deltchev a great hero as the world believed, or was he the ruthless head of a notorious underground organization known as the Brotherhood?

Eric Berne
Eric Berne

Born on May 10, 1910

  • Age: 111
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Games People Play

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.

Eric Lax
Eric Lax
  • No. of books: 6
Woody Allen

Woody Allen

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Few celebrities are as instantly recognizable as Woody Allen. Few are as notoriously shy. And perhaps none are as elusive: Is Woody Allen a comedian who wants to be taken seriously?

Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt

Born on April 27, 1955

  • Age: 66
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 2
The New Digital Age

The New Digital Age

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In the next decade, five billion new people will come online, posing for our world a host of new opportunities—and dangers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Eric a popular name?

Over the years Eric was most popular in 1976. According to the latest US census information Eric ranks #18th while according to famousnames.vip Eric ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Eric?

According to the US census in 2018, 2389 boys were born named Eric, making Eric the #160th name more popular among boy names. In 1976 Eric had the highest rank with 21507 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Eric?

Eric is #160th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Eric more popular ?

The name Eric was more popular in 1976 with 21507 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Eric

The last time a baby was named Eric was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Eric?

In 2018 there were 2389 baby boys named Eric.

Who is a famous person named Eric?

There a several famous people named Eric, for example musician Eric Clapton, actor Eric Cantona, director Eric Till.

Who is a famous director named Eric?

A famous director named Eric is Eric Till, who directed 11 movies, including Bonhoeffer Agent of Grace and An American Christmas Carol.

Who is a famous singer named Eric?

A famous singer named Eric is Eric Clapton, with over 13 songs, including 461 Ocean Boulevard [Remastered] and Eric Clapton - One More Car One More Rider.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Eric?

There are 143 actors named Eric including Eric Cantona and Eric Bana who appeared in movies such as The Salvation and Mary and Max.

How many famous directors are named Eric?

There are 48 directors named Eric including Eric Till and Eric Schaeffer who directed movies such as Clarence and Mind The Gap.

How many famous writers are named Eric?

There are 14 writers named Eric including Eric Berne and Eric Schmidt who wrote books such as The New Digital Age and Games People Play.

How many famous singers are named Eric?

There are 4 singers named Eric including Eric Clapton and Eric Carmen who wrote songs such as 461 Ocean Boulevard [Remastered] and All By Myself.