Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ric "ruler, mighty". Alberich was the name of the sorcerer king of the dwarfs in Germanic mythology. He also appears in the Nibelungenlied as a dwarf who guards the treasure of the Nibelungen.

Related Names

VariantAlberic(Germanic Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfric(Anglo-Saxon) Aubrey, Auberon(English) Alberico(Italian) Elric(Medieval English)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 71.

Entry updated November 20, 2020