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.
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).