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Meaning and Name Origin

Dedrick \d(e)-dri-ck, ded-rick\ as a boys' 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.


Variations

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

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Dirk.

Dedrick has 29 more related variations via Derek, Theodoric: Darek, Darrick, Darriq, Dereck, Derek, Deric, Derick, Derik, Deriq, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick, Derrik, Derryck, Derryk, Deryck, Deryk, Deryke, Dirck, Dirk, Dirke, Dyrk, Rick, Ted, Teodorico, Thedric, Thedrick and Theodric.


Popularity

Dedrick is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#10517 out of 88799, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Dedrick for boys. Dedrick entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #700 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Dedrick and related names. Popular variation forms of Dedrick are Darrick, Dedric, Dereck, Derek (#205 a year ago), Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrek, Derrick (#353), Dirk, Rick and Ted. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and are now significantly less widespread, with versions such as Derick, Derik, Dirk, Rick and Ted falling out of style. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) are two of the more trendy names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Darrick, Dedric, Dedrick, Dereck, Derek, Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrek, Derrick in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dirk, Rick, Ted in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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

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