What does Dereck mean?
Associated with: ruler (king).
(male) Dareck, Direck, ..
(female) Derecka, Derecki, .. Middle name pairings:
Dereck Layden (D.L.), ..
How popular is Dereck?
Dereck is a rare first name for males. Dereck is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Dereck for boys. Dereck was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #724 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #1343 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Dereck (#1343 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Darek, Darrick, Derek (#210 in recent rankings), Deric, Derick (#1053), Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#384), Derrik and Dirk. These forms of Dereck were popular in the 1980s (average #945) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1614, 76.2% less usage), with forms such as Derek becoming less trendy.
Dereck is alike in pronunciation to Darach, Daric, Darick, Darrock, Dieric and Dierick. Other suggested similar names are Aerick, Aerrick, Arick, Arreck, Arrick, Barack, Breck, Brick, Cedrick, Crock, Danek, Darcy, Darel, Darence, Dedrick, Dee▼, Deems, Deepak, Deke, Deker, Delrick, Delrico, Derald, Derbey, Derby, Derell, Derelle, Deron, Deroyce, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derril, Derron, Derwent, Derwin, Deryll, Devell, Deven▼, Deveon, Diedrick, Dierck, Dirck, Dore, Draco, Dre, Edrick, Erick, Errick, Frick, Gerek, Heck, Herrick, Herryck, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jerek, Jerick, Jerrick, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Merrick, Meyrick, Tedrick, Turck, Varick and Yorick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dereck.See names in meaning and etymology.