First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the 17th century. Feminine form of Ēriks. Cognate with English Erica.
- A female given name.
- Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ↑ISBN
-  Population Register of Latvia: Ērika was the only given name of 2514 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.