Alaric Name Meaning & Origin

Alaric

Pronunciation: AL-ə-rik (key)

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Nicknames for Alaric: | Edit

Al, Lars, Ric, Alec, Aric

Meanings and history of the name Alaric: | Edit

Alaric was leader of the Visgoths when they sacked Rome in 410 AD. The name is often translated as "King" or "Leader."

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Alar Teose, from the a capella group On the Rocks

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Alaric Saltzman, character on "The Vampire Diaries," played by Matt Davis (though, in the show, they pronounce his name as uh-LAR-ik, whereas the name Alaric is traditionally pronounced AL-er-ik)

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