What does Arik mean?
Arik [arik] as a boys' name has its roots in 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, .. Middle name pairings:
Arik Chancellor (A.C.), ..
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. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the history of the boy name Arik and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Arik listed in the Top 2000 are Ari (#402 from current records), Aric, Arie, Ariel (#598), Eric (#137), Erik (#338), 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 (#1275, down 81.6%), with forms like Erik becoming less stylish. Ari and Ariel are two of the more trendy baby names 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.See names in meaning and etymology.