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What does Arik mean?

Arik Pronunciation of Arik as a boys' name has its roots in Old Norse and Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Arik is "complete ruler; lion of God". Arik is a variant form of Aric (Old Norse): version of Eric. Arik is also a form of Ariel (Hebrew): biblical place name for Jerusalem.


ASSOCIATED WITH norse, ruler (king), lion


VARIANTS Errick, Erric, Erik, Eric, Arrick, Arric, Arick, Aaric

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ARIC, ARIEL Aeriel, Airel, Arel, Ari, Arie, Ariell, Arrict, Aryel, Ric



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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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Arik entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #1378 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Arik listed in the Top 2000 are Ari (#374 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Aric, Arie (#1889), Ariel (#585), Eric (#160), Erik (#378), Errick and Ric. Adoption of these forms of Arik was more pronounced among parents during the years 1970-1979 (MEDIAN #1046) and is now significantly diminished (#1265, DOWN 82.9%), with forms like Erik becoming less stylish. Ari and Ariel are two of the more trendy baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arik, Ari, Aric, Arie, Ariel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eric, Erik, Errick, Ric in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arik is alike in pronunciation to Aeric, Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Arek, Arreck, Eirik, Erek, Erich, Erick, Eriq, Eryk, Orric, Orrick, Warick, Yorick, Yorik and Yurik. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abid, Abir, Adim, Adiv, Ahim, Akil, Akim, Alick, Alik, Alin, Alric, Amin, Amit, Andrik, Ara, Aram, Aran, Arch, Ard, Ardy, Ares, Arian, Aries, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arius, Arlin, Arly, Arn, Arno, Arny, Aron, Arri, Arrin, Arris, Arrt (see Arthur), Arry, Art, Artie, Arto, Arun, Arv, Arvie, Arvin, Asim, Azim, Azria, Brik, Craik, Creik, Derik, Edik, Edrik, Marik, Rurik and Tarik. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arik.

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