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What does Ulrike mean?

Ulrike Pronunciation of Ulrike [ul-rike] as a girls' name has its root in Old German, and the name Ulrike means "power of the wolf; power of the home". Ulrike is a variant form of Ulrica (Old German): feminine of Ulric.

Associated with: power, wolf.


Ulrike has 1 variant: Uhlrike.

5 more related forms via Ulrica: Ulka, Ullrica, Ullricka, Ulrika and Uulrica.

Creative forms:
(female) Ulrile, ..

(male) Ulrius, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ulrike Aviva (U.A.), ..

How popular is Ulrike?

Ulrike is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3673 out of 4276, Top 86%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Ulrike has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Blake, Eike, Elke, Ellke, Erike, Eunike, Feike, Heike, Ilke, Marieke, Marijke, Marike, Mariske, Mike, Monike, Nike, Tamike, Udile, Ulima, Ulli, Ullima, Ultima, Undine, Unice, Unite, Urina, Urit, Urith, Uriya and Ursie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ulrike.

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