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What does Arica mean?

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

Associated with: norse, ruler (queen).


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

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

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

(male) Arinan, Ariri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arica America (A.A.), ..

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)

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. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Arica rated in the Top 2000 are Erica (#681 via latest list), Erika (#728), Eryka, Erykah, Ericka 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%, 96%), with forms like Erykah 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.

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