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pinWhat 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.


Arik has 8 variants: Aaric, Arick, Arric, Arrick, Eric, Erik, Erric and Errick.

Arik has 15 more alternative forms via Aric, Ariel: Aeriel, Aeriell, Airel, Airyel, Airyell, Arel, Ari, Arie, Ariell, Arrict, Aryel, Aryell, Ric, Rickie and Ricky.

Kreatif forms: Aiarik, Arikai. [more]

pinHow popular is Arik?

Arik is an uncommon first name for men. Arik is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Arik and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Arik (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Ari (#441 2 years ago), Aric, Ariel (#738), Eric (#123), Erik (#328), Rickie and Ricky (#519). Usage of these forms of Arik was more pronounced among parents during the years 1970-1979 (average #417) and is somewhat less today (#592, down 30.1%). Eric has historically been picked by parents, while Ari has also become popular as well, and Rickie is now less popular. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rickie, Ricky in U.S.

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

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Arik is alike in pronunciation to Aeric, Aerick, Arek, Eirik, Erek, Erick, Eriq, Eryk, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar baby names are Alik, Arch, Ares, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius, Arris and Brik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arik.