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pinWhat does Dereck mean?

Dereck /de-reck/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. The name Dereck means "people's ruler". Dereck is a variant form, with the suffix -ck, of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.


Dereck has 16 variants: Darek, Darrick, Darriq, Deric, Derick, Derik, Deriq, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick, Derrik, Derryck, Derryk, Deryck, Deryk and Deryke.

Dereck has 4 more relations via Derek: Derk, Dirk, Dirke and Dyrk.

Kreatif forms: Dareck, Diereck, Dureck. [more]

pinHow 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 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #777 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular varying forms of Dereck ranked in the Top 1000 are Darrick, Derek (#205 in 2014), Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrek, Derrick (#353) and Dirk. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3846%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1602%, 58.3% less), with the forms Darrick, Dereck, Derick, Derik and Dirk becoming somewhat dated. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this list. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Dereck and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dereck, Darrick, Derek, Deric, Derick in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Derik, Derrek, Derrick, Dirk in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Dereck is alike in pronunciation to Darick and Dierick. Other suggested similar baby names are Dierck, Dirck and Jereck. Like Dereck, these names are not frequently used.