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Meaning and name origin

Arika \a-ri-ka\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Arika is "complete ruler". Arika is a variant of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine form of Eric, and also a flower name, as the Latin word erica means "heather".


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


Arika is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Arika and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Erica (#657), Erika (#678), Erykah and Ericka. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erica, Ericka, Erika, Erykah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arika is also pronounced similarly to Eriko. Other suggested similar baby names are Afrika, Alika, Amika, Anika, Argia, Aria, Arina, Ariza and Arza. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arika.