Elric Name Meaning & Origin

Elric

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Comments and insights on the name Elric: | Edit

I was told Elric is old Tutonic. Wikipedia says it's Scottish Gaelic. It has been spelled Alric, Ulric, Ulrich, Elrick and other variations. It gained some popularity from the Michael Moorcock novels 'Elric of Melnibone'. I believe it means 'King', but this could be inaccurate.

i adore the name elrich! i think its great! maybe someday (not anytime soon though) ill name my son elrich :]

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My son was named Elric in 1991. Since then I've met two other Elrics. Once, in a toy store with my son, I heard a man calling out his name. This alarmed me, until I found the aisle the man was on and saw he was with his own son, also named Elric.

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Meanings and history of the name Elric: | Edit

Elrick (Scottish Gaelic: An Eilreig) is a small village on the A944 road 7½ miles (12km) west of the city of Aberdeen. The name derives from a Gaelic word meaning a place where deer were driven for hunting. Elrick is also a common surname in the local area.

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A band called The Elrics: www.myspace.com/theelrics
Ulrich von Liechtenstein, Ulrich Zwingli,Elrick Williams:founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allston Trading LLC. Elrick Bass Guitars, not sure if this is based on the creators name.

Elric in song, story & screen: | Edit

It's the name of the main character in Michael Moorcock's Elric saga.
It's the surname of Alphonse and Edward in Anime and Manga literature called "Full Metal Alchemist".

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