US Popularity:8882
Other Origin(s):British, Japanese
Meaning:Ruler of all, brave ruler; Exist, possess
Arika is a girl’s name of Scandinavian, British, and Japanese origin. As a form of Erica and the feminine version of Eric, Arika means “ruler of all” in Scandinavian, as well as “brave ruler” in British. Its unique spelling and positively commanding sound will undoubtedly make baby Arika stand out from the rest! This title is also linked to Japanese roots, meaning “exist” or “possess,” reminding baby that just being contains a simple and effortless beauty. If you’d like to teach baby to have grace, be a leader, or remain resilient through all hardships, choosing the name Arika is a great place to start!

Arika Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Arika is currently #3483 on The Bump
Girl:Arika is currently #1558 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Arika is currently #8882 in U.S. births
Girl:Arika is currently #3899 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 999
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Japanese Names info, Arika

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 84, 134

  • Behind the Name, Erica, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Eric, December 2022

  • Baby Names 2020 by Eleanor Turner, pg. 233

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