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What does Rurik mean?

Rurik Pronunciation of Rurik as a boys' name is of Russian origin. Variant of Roderick (Old German) "famous power".


ASSOCIATED WITH old, famous, power


RELATED FORMS VIA RODERICK Roderik, Rodric, Rodrick, Rodrik, Rodryk, Roric, Rorick, Rory, Rurek, Ruy

(male) Rairik, ..

(female) Ruri, ..

Rurik Riyan (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rurik?

Rurik is an uncommon first name for males and an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Roderick (#1357 A YEAR AGO), Rodrick and Rory (#368) are the popular related forms of Rurik (NOT RANKED) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Rurik were at the top of their popularity 5 decades ago (AVERAGE #429) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1241, DOWN 31%), with forms such as Rodrick becoming less trendy. Roderick is more universally found than the rest, though Rory is currently more regularly used. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roderick, Rodrick, Rory in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rurik is pronounced similarly to Roric, Rorick, Rorik, Rorric and Rurek. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arik, Brik, Derik, Edrik, Eirik, Erik, Gerik, Jurik, Marik, Rafik, Rik, Rodrik, Ruark, Rubi, Rubin, Rubio, Rudi, Rudie, Tarik, Ulrik, Yorik and Yurik. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rurik.