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 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).
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.