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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 http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 16.
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