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Meaning and name origin

Dedrick \d(e)-dri-ck, ded-rick\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEE-drik. It is of Danish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Dedrick is "people's ruler". Variant of Diedrick and Theodoric. Also the source for Derek. Dieter is a German form. Football player Dedric Ward.


Dedrick has 5 variant forms: Dedric, Diederick, Diedrick, Dieter and Dietrich.

For more information, see also the related boy name Dirk.


Dedrick is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10517 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dedrick for boys. Dedrick reached its highest rank of #700 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dedrick name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dedrick and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Derek (#205), Dirk, Dedrick and Dedric. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dedric, Dedrick, Derek, Dirk in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Cedrick, Delrick, Derick, Derrick, Jedrick, Kedrick, Sedrick and Tedrick. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dedrick.