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What does Arica mean?

Arica /ar-i-ca/ as a girls' name. Arica's name origin is Old Norse, and the meaning of the name Arica is "complete ruler". Arica is an alternate form of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine version of Eric.


Arica has 16 variants: Aerica, Aericka, Airica, Airicka, Airika, Arika, Eraca, Ericka, Erika, Erikka, Erricka, Eryca, Erycka, Eryka, Erykah and Eyrica.

Arica has 6 more different relations via Erica: Elika, Enrica, Enrika, Erike, Sherica and Terica.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Agica, Arag, ..

(male) Arinan, Ariri, ..

How popular is Arica?

Arica is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3585 out of 4276, Top 84%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Arica for girls. Arica was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1542 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arica outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Arica and related names. Prominent variation forms of Arica rated in the Top 2000 are Erica (#657 via latest list), Erika (#678), Ericka (#1999), Erykah, Eryka and Arika. Other forms, like Erycka, are uncommon. These relations of Arica reached the height of their popularity in the year 1990 (adoption of 0.89%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.04%, 95%), with forms like Ericka becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arica, Arika, Erica, Ericka, Erika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eryka, Erykah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erica, Erika outside U.S.

Similar Names


Arica is alike in pronunciation to Eriko and Eroica. Other recommended names are Aaricia, Abia, Abida, Abila, Abina, Acima, Adia, Adila, Adira, Adria, Adrina, Affrica, Afia, Africa, Aida, Aila, Akiva, Alia, Alica, Alicea, Alida, Alika, Alima, Alina, Alisa, Amica, Amicah, Amira, Amiya, Amrita, Anica, Anika, Anima, Anina, Anisa, Annica, Arava, Arda, Ardea, Ardia, Arela, Arena, Areta, Argia, Ari, Aria, Ariana, Arie, Ariela, Arina, Ariya, Ariza, Arla, Armida, Arnita, Artia, Artice, Artina, Arza, Atifa, Auina, Avia, Avila, Aziza, Jarica, Jerica, Lyrica, Meica, Prisca, Rhica, Rica, Ulrica and Zorica. These names tend to be less frequently used than Arica.