- Eric the Red.
- a male given name: ultimately from Germanic words meaning “one” and “ruler.”
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Examples from the Web for eric
Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races
January 9, 2015
“They are hypocritical on this very issue,” Shearer said about Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder and other public officials.Harry Shearer on The Dangerous Business of Satire
January 8, 2015
The protests sparked by the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have become front page news.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive
December 29, 2014
If they really wanted to get revenge they should have gone to Staten Island and found the cops that killed Eric Garner.Anger at The Cop Killer - And The Police
December 21, 2014
“At worst, Eric picked up a garbage can, was told by police to put it down, and did,” his lawyer, Martin Stoler, insisted.Protesters Slimed This Good Samaritan Cop
December 16, 2014
But it were useless to fall in love with Eric if she could not make him return her love.
"I didn't mean to work on your emotions," said Eric, as he helped her out of her cloak.
Eric rose and stood by the fire, resting his head on his hand.
It was a silent dinner, for Eric was exhausted and Barbara was thinking deeply.
Eric looked at her unwaveringly and bade her finish her story.
- (in old Irish law) a fine paid by a murderer to the family of his victimCompare wergild
Word Origin and History for eric
masc. proper name, from Old Norse Eirikr, literally "honored ruler," from Proto-Germanic *aiza- "honor" + *rik- "ruler" (see regal). The German form is Erich.