• 2k Arica
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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Arica

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The origin of the eponym Arica is uncertain. Rómulo Cúneo Vidal said that the word comes from Aymara ari (crag) + iqui (place to sleep). Manuel A. Quiroga said that the word comes from ari (phylum) + aka (tip). Carlos Auza Arce said that it comes from ari (hill) + acca (neighboring).

  1. a Chilean city

Arica was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Arica

Erdoğan Arıca was a soccer player for the Malatyaspor, Orduspor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Fenerbahçe S.K., Diyarbakırspor, Sarıyer S.K., and Turkey national football team. Erdoğan was born on July 24th, 1954 in Fatsa. They left this life on April 10th, 2012.

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Soner Arica is an influential individual. Soner was born on February 5th, 1966.

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Yener Arıca is a soccer player for the Altınordu F.K., Jong Ajax, and Kayserispor. Yener was born on February 28th, 1992 in Küçükçekmece, Turkey.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 7 7 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 9 9 0
1970 37 37 0
1971 36 36 0
1972 40 40 0
1973 31 31 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 45 45 0
1976 57 57 0
1977 67 67 0
1978 87 87 0
1979 79 79 0
1980 74 74 0
1981 65 65 0
1982 95 95 0
1983 77 77 0
1984 75 75 0
1985 80 80 0
1986 88 88 0
1987 88 88 0
1988 80 80 0
1989 77 77 0
1990 95 95 0
1991 90 90 0
1992 78 78 0
1993 53 53 0
1994 54 54 0
1995 64 64 0
1996 52 52 0
1997 59 59 0
1998 40 40 0
1999 47 47 0
2000 50 50 0
2001 43 43 0
2002 28 28 0
2003 35 35 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 21 21 0
2007 22 22 0
2008 24 24 0
2009 13 13 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 15 15 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 9 9 0
2016 7 7 0

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Popularity of Arica as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Arica

  • How Popular is the name Arica? Arica is the 6,057th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,324 babies born with the first name Arica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arica to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Arica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arica is Tuesday, April 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Arica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arica was in 1982 with a total of 95 babies.
  • Random Arica Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arica is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Arica: Your name in reverse order is Acira. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Airac. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.