meaning of Alaric

Alaric meaning in Names Dictionary

Noble ruler.
Name Origin: German
Name Gender: Male

Alaric meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Visigothic masc. appropriate title, actually "all-ruler," from Proto-Germanic *ala- "all" (see all) + *rikja "rule" (see rich).

Alaric meaning in General Dictionary

master for the Visigoths who grabbed Rome in 410 (370-410)

Sentence Examples with the word Alaric

He thwarted the efforts of Alaric to seize lands in Italy by his victories at Pollentia and Verona in 402-3 and forced him to return to Illyricum, but was criticized for having withdrawn the imperial forces from Britain and Gaul to employ against the Goths.

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