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pinWhat does Aric mean?

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.


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

Aric has 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.

Kreatif forms: Aricai, Aricau, Auaric. [more]

pinHow 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)

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. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aric name in U.S.

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

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), Fritz, Rich, Richard (#141), Rick, Rickie, Ricky (#519) and Rico are the prominent varying forms of Aric appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Aric reached its peak in the 1960s (median #430) and is somewhat less today (#741, 54.6% less), with forms such as Dick becoming less fashionable. Eric, Erick, Erik and Ricky are four of the more fashionable baby names here.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aric, Al, Dick, Eric, Erich in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Erick, Erik, Fred, Frederick, Fritz in U.S.

Top 1000 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.

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Aric is alike in pronunciation to Arek, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar baby 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.