What does Arik mean?
Arik /arik/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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. 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 the previous year), Aric, Ariel (#738), Eric (#123), Erik (#328), Rickie and Ricky (#519). Usage of these boy names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5827%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.4073%, down 30.1%), with the forms Aric, Ariel and Rickie becoming less stylish. Ari (#441), Eric (#123), Erik (#328) and Ricky (#519) are four of the more trendy baby names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.