Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. GAHD-rik(English)

Meaning & History

Means "god's ruler", derived from Old English god combined with ric "ruler, mighty". This name died out a few centuries after the Norman Conquest.

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from

Entry updated February 4, 2020