Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and ric "ruler".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAlberich(Ancient Germanic) Aubrey, Auberon(English) Alberich, Alberic(Germanic Mythology) Alberico(Italian) Elric(Medieval English)


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 16.

Entry updated February 4, 2020