In the United States, the name Erickson is the 390th most popular surname with an estimated 72,123 people with that name.  However, in Canada, the name Erickson is ranked the 677th most popular surname with an estimated 7,713 people with that name. 
The Norwegian-American Families of Hans Bredeson Haagenstad and Emma (Erickson) Haagenstaad, His Wife, to the Fifth Generation, and Peder Erikson and Kari (Haagensdatter) Erikson, His Wife, to the Seventh Generation, Including the Families Whipple, Lundberg, Gulsvig, and Erickson by Mrs. Lyle (Jean E.) Peterson.
Prairie Memories: A History of the Swanson, Erickson, and Lindberg Families of North Dakota by Algot R. Swanson.
^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)