Erickson Family History
Erickson Name Meaning
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 ). Compare also Ericksen Ericson and Erikson . English (Lancashire): patronymic from the Middle English male personal name Eric (with the same etymology as 1 above) + son.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press