Home > Aric


What does Aric mean?

Aric Pronunciation of Aric [ar-ic] as a boys' name is pronounced AIR-ik. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Aric is "complete ruler". Variant of Eric. Also an element of many other names, like Alaric and Frederick. Aric actually contains the elements of Richard in reverse.

Associated with: norse, ruler (king).


Aric has 14 variants: Aaric, Arick, Arik, Arric, Arrick, Arrict, Eric, Erik, Erik, Erric, Errick, Ric, Rickie and Ricky.

34 more different relations via Alaric, Eric, Frederick, Richard: Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Al, Alarick, Alarico, Aleric, Alerick, Allaric, Alleric, Alric, Alrick, Arreck, Dick, Eirik, Erek, Erich, Erick, Erico, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Eryk, Eurico, Fred, Frido, Fritz, Rich, Rick, Rico, Rik, Ulrich and Ulrick.

Creative forms:
(male) Arar, Arim, ..

(female) Arag, Arici, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aric Henri (A.H.), ..

How popular is Aric?

Aric is an uncommon given name for men. Aric is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Aric entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #582 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Al, Alaric (#1077 the previous year), Arik, Dick, Eric (#137), Erich, Erick (#266), Erik (#338), Eriq, Errick, Fred (#1594), Frederick (#517), Fritz, Ric, Rich, Richard (#155), Rick (#1838), Rickie, Ricky (#584) and Rico (#1421) are the prominent varying forms of Aric appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Aric reached its peak in the 1930s (median #1304) and has become significantly diminished since (#1425, 87.6% less usage), with forms such as Eric becoming less fashionable.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eric, Erich, Erick, Erik, Eriq in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Errick, Fred, Frederick, Fritz, Ric in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rich, Richard, Rick, Rickie, Ricky, Rico in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, Frederick, Richard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aric is alike in pronunciation to Arek, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Abid, Abie, Acie, Acim, Adi, Adil, Adim, Adiv, Adrin, Afi, Afif, Ahim, Aldric, Alec, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alick, Alik, Alix, Amid, Amit, Ani, Arch, Arda, Ardie, Ardy, Ares, Ari, Arie, Arien, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius, Arlie, Arly, Armin, Arn, Arnd, Arni, Arnie, Arno, Arny, Arri, Arrin, Arris, Artie, Arvid, Arvin, Arvy, Ary, Aryo, Asim, Atim, Aviv, Azim, Aziz, Azria, Beric, Deric, Jeric, Nic, Osric, Ulric and Vic. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aric.

See names
in meaning and etymology.