What does Arik mean?
Arik /arik/ as a boys' name. Arik's roots are Old Norse and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Arik is "complete ruler; lion of God". Arik is a variant form, with the suffix -k, of Aric (Old Norse): form of Eric. Arik is also a form of Ariel (Hebrew): biblical place name for Jerusalem.
(male) Adik, Armik, ..
(female) Arikay, Arikki, ..
How popular is Arik?
Arik is an uncommon first name for men. Arik is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Arik for boys. Arik entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #1378 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Arik and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Arik listed in the Top 2000 are Ari (#441 from current records), Aric, Arie, Ariel (#738), Eric (#123), Erik (#328), Errick and Ric. Adoption of these forms of Arik was more pronounced among parents during the years 1970-1979 (median #1046) and is now significantly diminished (#1292, down 81.4%), with forms like Erik becoming less stylish. Ari is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.
Arik is alike in pronunciation to Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Arek, Arreck, Eirik, Erek, Erich▼, Erick, Eriq, Eryk, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar names are Abid, Abir, Adim, Adiv, Ahim, Akil, Akim, Alick, Alik, Alin, Alric, Amin, Amit, Andrik, Ara, Aram, Aran, Arch▼, Ard, Ardy, Ares▲, Arian▲, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius, Arlin, Arly, Arn, Arno, Arny, Aron▲, Arri, Arrin, Arris, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Art, Artie▼, Arto, Arun, Arv, Arvie, Arvin, Asim, Azim, Azria, Brik, Craik, Creik, Derik, Edik, Edrik, Marik, Rurik and Tarik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arik.