Meaning & History
Germanic name, in which the second element is ric meaning "ruler". The first element may be ermen "whole, universal" (making it a relative of Ermenrich), amal "work, labour" (making it a relative of Amalric) or heim "home" (making it a relative of Henry). It is likely that several forms merged into a single name.
People think this name is
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Sources & References
- Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 953.
Entry updated February 4, 2020