Last name: ERICKSON

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All you have to know about the last name ERICKSON

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ERICKSON : This last name is indexed 76,634 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ERICKSON : 1: Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Ericsson and Eriksson Norwegian Danish and North German Eriksen and Erichsen or of any other Scandinavian or North German patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Eiríkr which is composed of ei ‘ever always’ (or a shortened form of ein ‘one only’) + rík ‘power’ (compare Eric 1). Compare also Ericksen Ericson and Erikson.2: English (Lancashire): patronymic from the Middle English male personal name Eric (with the same etymology as 1 above) + son.

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