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What does Ulric mean?

Ulric Pronunciation of Ulric [ul-ric] as a boys' name is pronounced UL-rik. It is of English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Ulric is "power of the wolf; power of the home". Variant of Wulric (German), meaning "wolf-people". A saint's name. Actor Skeet Ulrich.

Associated with: power, wolf, home, saint.


Ulric has 6 variants: Rick, Udo, Ullric, Ulrich, Ulrick and Ulrik.

1 more alternative form via Ulrich: Ullrich.

2 feminine forms: Ulrica and Ulrika.

Creative forms:
(male) Ukiric, Ulfric, ..

(female) Ulit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ulric Carmine (U.C.), ..

How popular is Ulric?

Ulric is a rare first name for males. Ulric is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Ulric (outside Top 2000) is Rick (#1838 the previous year). Adoption of this relation of Ulric was well-received 65 years ago (#105) and has become significantly diminished since, with Rick becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ulric and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ulric is alike in pronunciation to Allric, Alric and Alrick. Other recommended names are Aaric, Aeric, Alaric, Aldric, Aleric, Alic, Aric, Arric, Beric, Daric, Deric, Edric, Eric, Erric, Jeric, Orric, Osric, Roric, Ulick, Uri and Uria. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ulric.

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