What does Aldrich mean?
Aldrich \a-ldri-ch, al(d)-rich\ as a boys' name is pronounced ALL-dreech. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Aldrich is "old". Saint Aldric (ninth century) was a bishop of Le Mans, France. A name that has some prominence in America as a family related to the Rockefellers.
Aldrich has 22 variants: Al▼, Aldric, Aldridge, Aldrige, Aldrin, Aldritch, Alldrich, Alldridge, Allric, Alrick, Audric, Eldrich, Eldridge▼, Eldritch, Elldrich, Rich▼, Richie▼, Richy, Ritch, Ritchey, Ritchie▼ and Ritchy.
Aldrich is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1939 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular varying forms of Aldrich (#unlisted) are Ritchie, Richie, Rich, Eldridge and Al. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.293%) and are now significantly less widespread, with the forms Al, Eldridge, Rich, Richie and Ritchie becoming somewhat dated. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aldrich and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)