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Meaning and name origin

Arik \a-rik\ as a boy's name is of Old Norse and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Arik is "complete ruler; lion of God". Arik is a variant of Aric (Old Norse): variant of Eric. Also a variant of Ariel (Hebrew): biblical place name for Jerusalem.


Arik has 8 variant forms: Aaric, Arick, Arric, Arrick, Eric, Erik, Erric, Errick.


Arik is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Arik and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Eric (#123), Erik (#328), Ariel (#738) and Aric. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, Ariel, Aric in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arik is also pronounced similarly to Aeric, Aerick, Arek, Eirik, Erek, Erick, Eriq, Eryk, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar baby names are Alik, Arch, Ares, Ari, Arie, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius, Arris and Brik. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arik.