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Aldrich

Aldrich comes from an English surname via an Old English personal name. The second element comes from Germanic element ric meaning “ruler, power, king” while the first element seems to be a little less certain, either derived from ald (old), ælf (elf, sprite, fairy), and adal (noble).

Nicknames: Al, Aldo, Rich

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Aldric (French, Ancient Germanic)
  • Aldéric (French)
  • Alderico (Italian)
  • Alderik (Dutch)
  • Alderic (Ancient Germanic)

 

 

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