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Origin of the name EURIC.
Etymology of the name EURIC.
Meaning of the baby name EURIC.

  

EURIC.  Visigothic form of Old German Eberik (q.v.), meaning "wild boar king," which according to Mordacque (see note below), signifies "a legislator." 

... As to the civil government, it was certainly an elective and limited monarchy; for tho', at their first entrance into Spain, the succession seemed to be hereditary in the line of Euric, or Evoric, since the crown descended even to a child, yet this was with the assent of the nobility; so that they never quitted their right of election, which was natural and inherent... (The Modern Part of an Universal History, v.16, 1782)

... According to the account of Grotius, the fifth of the Visigothic princes who reigned in Spain, changed his name of Theodoric to Evaric or Euric, which signified legislator.  Posterity was able to ratify the title, and Euric himself deserved it well, for he was the first to draw up in writing the various customs which prevailed among the Visigoths, and to give them the force of law... (History of the Names of Men, Nations, and Places, Salverte-Mordacque, v.1, 1862)

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