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What does Derica mean?

Derica Pronunciation of Derica [de-r-i-ca] as a girls' name is pronounced DARE-ih-kah. It is of American origin, and the meaning of Derica is "gifted ruler". Feminine of Derek.

Associated with: ruler (queen).


Derica has 3 variants: Dereka, Dericka and Derrica.

Creative forms:
(female) Deica, Deiica, ..

(male) Derda, Derita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derica Suri (D.S.), ..

How popular is Derica?

Derica is an unusual first name for females. Derica is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Derica has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derica name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Derica outside U.S.

Similar Names

Derica is alike in pronunciation to Dorika. Other suggested similar names are Aerica, Aericka, Africa, Airica, Arica, Cedrica, Ceria, Cerice, Darci, Darcia, Darcy, Daria, Darice, Darina, Decca, Decia, Decima, Deija, Delice, Delicia, Delila, Delina, Delisa, Demia, Denia, Denica, Denice, Denisa, Denita, Derinda, Derine, Derora, Dervla, Detria, Donica, Doria, Dorice, Dorina, Doris, Dorisa, Dorita, Drina, Drucy, Elrica, Enrica, Erica, Eyrica (see Erica), Farica, Fericka (see Farica), Gerica, Gericka, Gerika, Jarica, Jenica, Jerica, Jerika, Jerrica, Jesica, Jezica (see Jessica), Meica, Nenica, Nerida, Nerina, Neriya, Perita, Serina, Serita, Terica, Terika, Terina, Ulrica, Verica, Verina and Verita. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derica.

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