Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ric "ruler". This was the name of several early Anglo-Saxon kings.

Related Names

VariantÆthelric
Other Languages & CulturesElric(Medieval English)
Same SpellingÆthelric

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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 48.

Entry updated February 4, 2020