Family name
name = Erikson

pronunciation ="ER-ik-son"
meaning ="son of Erik"
region =
origin =Old Norse
related names =Eriksen, Eriksson
footnotes =

Erikson is a common Scandinavian patronymic surname meaning "son of Erik", itself an Old Norse given name. [cite web |url= |title=Name: Erik | |accessdate=2008-02-10] There are other spelling variations of this surname as it's common amongst Danes, Swedes, Norwegians, and Germans. [cite web |url= |title=Erikson Family Crest and Name History | |accessdate=2008-02-10] Erikson is uncommon as a given name. People with the surname include:

* Arthur Erickson (born 1924), Canadian Architect
* Duke Erikson (born 1953), American musician with the band Garbage
* Erik Erikson (1902 – 1994), Jewish German (but a Danish citizen) developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst
* Jon Erikson (born 1955), American long distance swimmer
* Leif Erikson (c. 970 – c. 1020), Norse explorer, son of Erik the Red
* Sheldon Erikson, American, Chairman of the Board, President, CEO of Cameron
* Steven Erikson (born 1959), pseudonym of Steve Rune Lundin, Canadian novelist
* Tom Erikson, American mixed martial arts fighter


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