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What does Arik mean?

Arik \a-rik\ as a boys' name has the meaning "complete ruler; lion of God". Arik is a variant of Aric (Old Norse). 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.


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 this boy name was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly less, 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)

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

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

Similar Names

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.