Eriksdotter Family History & Genealogy

Updated Apr 16, 2015

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Eriksdotter Surname History

A notable bearer was Eiríkr inn Rauda (Eric the Red in English), a 10th-century navigator and explorer who discovered Greenland. This was also the name of several early kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

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Eriksdotter Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

This common Norse name was first brought to England by Danish settlers during the Anglo-Saxon period. It was not popular in England in the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century, in part due to the children's novel 'Eric, or Little by Little' (1858) by Frederic William Farrar

Eriksdotter Meaning & Etymology

From the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler". A notable bearer was Eiríkr inn Rauda (Eric the Red in English), a 10th-century navigator and explorer who discovered Greenland. This was also the name of several early kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway.
"Dotter" denotes daughter. Swedish surnames used a Patronymic naming convention was used up through the early twentieth century.

Eriksdotter Life Expectancy

According to our database of 12 people with the last name Eriksdotter that have a birth and death date listed:

Life Expectancy

61.6
years

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Margareta Eriksdotter, daughter of King Erik XIV. Vasa Dynasty.

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Most Common Eriksdotter First Names

According to our database of 110 people with the last name Eriksdotter that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:

  • Anna 7.3%
  • Margareta 5.5%
  • Katarina 4.5%
  • Kerstin 3.6%
  • Karin 3.6%
  • Maria 2.7%
  • Ingeborg 2.7%
  • Elisabeth 2.7%
  • Elisabet 1.8%
  • Kerstin eriksdotter 1.8%
  • Ingrid 1.8%
  • Kari 1.8%
  • Gunhild 1.8%
  • Kristine 1.8%
  • Sigrid 1.8%
  • Mã¤retha (marta ) 0.9%
  • Brita 0.9%
  • Birgitta 0.9%
  • Nger 0.9%
  • Ebba 0.9%
  • Anna eriksdotter 0.9%
  • Christina 0.9%
  • Brita eriksdotter 0.9%
  • Mari 0.9%
  • Marien 0.9%
  • Thurid 0.9%
  • Olena 0.9%
  • Stina 0.9%
  • Anne-marta 0.9%
  • Martha 0.9%
  • Akselia 0.9%
  • Hanne 0.9%
  • Bertha 0.9%
  • Lydia 0.9%
  • Maren 0.9%
  • Karen 0.9%
  • Eln 0.9%
  • Guro 0.9%
  • Hanna 0.9%
  • Maritta 0.9%
  • Lisabet 0.9%
  • Anne 0.9%
  • Emelje 0.9%
  • Carin 0.9%
  • Virginia 0.9%
  • Elisabet eriksdotter 0.9%
  • Sophia 0.9%
  • Karin eriksdotter 0.9%
  • Nn eriksdotter 0.9%
  • Katarina den heliga 0.9%

Eriksdotter Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

Erik, Aric, Erick (English), Erik (Swedish), Erich, Erik (German)

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