Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and ríkr "ruler, king" (making it a cognate of Alberich).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesÆlfric(Anglo-Saxon) Aubrey(English) Alberich, Alberic(Germanic) Alberich(Germanic Mythology) Alberico(Italian) Auberon, Oberon(Literature) Elric(Medieval English) Auberi(Medieval French) Albarīks(Old Germanic)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 20.
Entry added December 7, 2022