Meaning and name origin
Arica \a-ri-ca\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Arica is "complete ruler". Arica is a variant of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine form of Eric, and also a flower name, as the Latin word erica means "heather".
Arica is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3585 out of 4276, Top 84%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Arica and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Erica (#657), Erika (#678), Ericka and Erykah. (2014 statistics).
Arica is also pronounced similarly to Eroica. Other suggested similar baby names are Aaricia, Africa, Alica, Amica, Anica, Argia, Aria, Arina, Ariza and Arza. These names tend to be less commonly used than Arica.