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What does Arica mean?

Arica Pronunciation of Arica as a girls' name is an Old Norse name, and the meaning of the name Arica is "complete ruler". Arica is an alternate form of Erica (Old Norse): Latinate feminine variant of Eric.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, ruler (queen)


VARIANTS Eyrica, Erykah, Eryka, Erycka, Eryca, Erricka, Erikka, Erika, Ericka, Eraca, Arika, Airika, Airicka, Airica, Aericka, Aerica

OTHER FORMS VIA ERICA Elika, Enrica, Enrika, Erike, Sherica, Terica

(female) Arag, ..

(male) Ariri, ..

Arica Annalee (A.A.), ..

How popular is Arica?

Arica is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3585 out of 4276, Top 84%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Arica was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1542 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Arica outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Arica rated in the Top 2000 are Erika (#896 VIA LATEST LIST), Erica (#899), Arika, Ericka, Eryka and Erykah. Other forms, like Erycka, are uncommon. These relations of Arica reached the height of their popularity in the 1980s (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and have become significantly less popular since (ADOPTION 0.04%, 96%), with forms like Ericka becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arica, Arika, Erica, Ericka, Erika in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eryka, Erykah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erica, Erika outside U.S.

Similar Names

Arica is alike in pronunciation to Eriko and Eroica. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaricia, Abia, Abida, Abila, Abina, Acima, Adia, Adila, Adira, Adria, Adrina, Affrica, Afia, Africa, Aida, Aila, Akiva, Alia, Alica, Alicea, Alida, Alika, Alima, Alina, Alisa, Amica, Amicah, Amira, Amiya, Amrita, Anica, Anika, Anima, Anina, Anisa, Annica, Arava, Arda, Ardea, Ardia, Arela, Arena, Areta, Argia, Ari, Aria, Ariana, Arie, Ariela, Arina, Ariya, Ariza, Arla, Armida, Arnita, Artia, Artice, Artina, Arza, Atifa, Auina, Avia, Avila, Aziza, Jarica, Jerica, Lyrica, Meica, Prisca, Rhica, Rica, Ulrica and Zorica. These names tend to be less frequently used than Arica.

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