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Meaning and name origin

Alaric \a-la-ric\ as a boy's 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.


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

For more information, see also the related boy name Aric.

There is 1 feminine form of Alaric: Alarice.


Alaric is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alaric and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Aric and Al. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Aric in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Aaric, Aldric and Allric. Like Alaric, these names are not commonly used.