What does Aric mean?
Aric \a-ric\ 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.
Aric▼ has 50 more different forms via Alaric, Eric, Frederick, Richard: Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Aerricko, Al▼, Alarick, Alarico, Aleric, Alerick, Allaric, Allarick, Alleric, Allerick, Alric, Alrick, Arreck, Dick▼, Dicky, Eero, Eirik, Erek, Erich▼, Erick▲, Erico, Eriq, Erix, Erki, Erkki, Eryk, Eurico, Fred▼, Fredd, Fredi, Fredric▼, Frido, Fritz▼, Fritzi, Fritzl, Jerk, Rich▼, Rick▼, Ricki, Rico▼, Rik, Rike, Riki, Ullrich, Ulrich and Ulrick.
Aric is an uncommon given name for men. Aric is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Aric for boys. Aric entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #634 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Aric and corresponding names. Al, Dick, Eric (#123 the previous year), Erich, Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Fred, Frederick (#497), Fredric, Fritz, Rich, Richard (#141), Rick, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky (#519) and Rico are the prominent varying forms of Aric. Adoption of this boy name reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 and has become significantly less since, with forms such as Fredric, Fritz, Rich, Rick and Rickie falling out of fashion. Eric (#123), Erick (#257), Erik (#328) and Ricky (#519) are four of the more fashionable baby names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Aric▼ is alike in pronunciation to Arek and Orric. Other suggested similar baby names are Alic, Arch▼, Ares▲, Ari▲, Arie, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius and Arris. Like Aric, these names are not commonly used.