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What does Alaric mean?

Alaric Pronunciation of Alaric [alar-ic] as a boys' name is pronounced AL-a-ric. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alaric is "noble, regal ruler". From Adalrich. Historical: Alaric I was the Gothic king of the Visigoths who plundered Rome in AD 410. Saint Alaricus (10th century) was the son of a duke who turned to religion.

Associated with: saint.


Alaric has 14 variants: Al, Alarick, Alarico, Aleric, Alerick, Allaric, Allarick, Alleric, Allerick, Alric, Alrick, Ullrich, Ulrich and Ulrick.

Related boy name: Aric.

1 feminine form: Alarice.

Creative forms:
(male) Alargo, Alarri, ..

(female) Alarca, Alarix, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alaric Justus (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alaric?

Alaric is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Alaric is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alaric was first listed in 2012 and reached its peak rank of #1077 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Aric and Al are the popular variation forms of Alaric (#1077 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Alaric was common 115 years ago (median #1444) and is now much diminished (#1692, 66.5%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alaric, Al, Aric in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alaric and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aaric, Aarin, Adalric, Aeric, Aerric, Alain, Alair, Alard, Alberic, Aldric, Aldrich, Aldrin, Alerio, Alic, Allric, Almarin, Andric, Arric, Audric, Azaria, Daric, Ilari, Ilaria, Ilario, Ullric and Ulric. Like Alaric, these names are not frequently used.

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