Family name
name = Eriksson

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

Eriksson is a common Swedish 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 such as Erikson, Ericson, Ericsson and Erixon. Erikson is uncommon as a given name.

Notable people with the surname include:

* Kenneth Eriksson (born 1956), Swedish rally driver
* Leif Eriksson ("Leifr Eiríksson") (c. 970 – c. 1020), Icelandic-born Norse explorer, son of Erik the Red
* Lena Eriksson (born 1972), Swedish breaststroke swimmer
* Sven-Göran Eriksson (born 1948), Swedish football manager
* Erik Homburger Erikson (born 1902), developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst


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