People with ginger hair (of whatever shade) are said to be descended from the same gene pool of the Vikings
Common Australian nickname for any redheaded person is 'Blue
The natural hair colour can range from a rich auburn
, pale blondish red (strawberry blonde
), dark copper
, fire engine red
, flame red, bright orange
and so on.
Not all gingers have pasty skin and freckles
. Some tan
. Some don't. Some have freckles, some don't.
Erik the Red in Australia would probably called Bluey, or Blue.