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What does Baldric mean?

Baldric Pronunciation of Baldric [baldric] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Baldric is "brave ruler". "Bald" means "brave", while "ric", as in Frederick and Richard, means "ruler". In Rowan Atkinson's TV comic series "Blackadder", Baldric is the buffoon sidekick.

ASSOCIATED WITH brave, ruler (king)


VARIANTS Balderic, Balderik, Baldrick, Baudric


(male) Baric, Yardric, ..

(female) Baldnie, Baldra, ..

Baldric Saif (B.S.), ..

How popular is Baldric?

Baldric is an uncommon first name for men. Baldric is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Baldric (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Richard (#155 IN 2015), Frederick (#517) and Fredric. These forms of Baldric were favored as birth names 8 decades ago (AVERAGE #178) and are now much less conventional (#890, 95.1%), with versions such as Fredric becoming somewhat dated. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frederick, Fredric, Richard in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frederick, Richard outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aaric, Adalric, Alaric, Aldric, Aleric, Allaric, Alleric, Allric, Alric, Andric, Audric, Balbi, Bald, Balder, Baldewin, Baldie, Baldor, Balduin (see Baldwin), Balduino, Baldur, Baldwin, Baldwinn (see Baldwin), Baldwyn (see Baldwin), Balldwin (see Baldwin), Bardric, Bardrich, Bardrick, Bari, Baris, Barric, Barrick, Barrie, Basilic (see Basil), Baudoin, Beric, Broderic (see Broderick), Brodric (see Broderick), Brodrick, Caddaric, Cedric, Chadric, Daric, Dedric, Edric, Godric, Kedric, Kendric, Meldric, Padraic, Padric, Patric, Rhodric, Roddric (see Roderick), Rodric, Sedric, Tedric, Thedric, Ullric and Ulric. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baldric.

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