Ulrica

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • rare: Ullrica, Ullricka

Etymology[edit]

A feminine form of the male given name Ulric ( German Ulrich), Germanic for "ruler of all" or "wolf ruler" or "wolf power".

Proper noun[edit]

Ulrica

  1. A female given name, always rare in English.
    • 1819 - Sir Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, chapter XXX
      Farewell, Front-de-Boeuf! — May Mista, Skogula, and Zernebock, gods of the ancient Saxons – fiends, as the priests now call them – supply the place of comforters at your dying bed, which Ulrica now relinquishes!
    • 1975 - Jorge Luis Borges, The Book of Sand, "Ulrica"
      "Forever is a word forbidden to men," asserted Ulrica and, to lighten the emphasis, she asked me to repeat my name, which she had not caught. "Javier Otárola," I told her. She tried to repeat it and couldn't. I failed, equally, with the name Ulrikke.

Related terms[edit]

  • diminutives: Rica, Rika, Ricka, Ricki, Rickie, Ricky, Rikki, Rikkie, Rikky

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Proper noun[edit]

Ulrica

  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Ulrika.