Meaning and name origin
Aldrich \a-ldri-ch, al(d)-rich\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: 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 not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1672 out of 88799, Top 2%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aldrich and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ritchie, Richie, Rich, Eldridge and Al. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).