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What does Derick mean?

Derick Pronunciation of Derick [de-r-ick] as a name for boys. The name Derick means "people's ruler". Derick is an alternate form of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.

Associated with: ruler (king).

Variations

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

3 more related forms via Derek: Derk, Dirk and Dyrk.

Creative forms:
(male) Delick, Durick, ..

(female) Derit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derick Jay (D.J.), ..

How popular is Derick?

Derick is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#647 out of 1220, Top 53%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#48877 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Derick entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #371 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #1053 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Derek (#210 in 2015), Derrick (#384), Dereck (#1343), Derrek, Derrik, Derreck, Dirk, Derik, Darrick, Deric, Darek and Derk are the prominent alternative forms of Derick (#1053 in 2015) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Derick reached its highest during 1980-1989 (average #945) and is now significantly lower (#1614, 76.2%), with versions such as Derek falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derick, Darek, Darrick, Dereck, Derek in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deric, Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derrick, Derrik, Dirk in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Derick is alike in pronunciation to Darach, Daric, Darick, Darrock, Dieric and Dierick. Other suggested similar names are Aeric, Aerick, Aerrick, Alerick, Alrick, Arick, Arrick, Beric, Brick, Cedrick, Damick (see Damek), Darcy, Darias, Darius, Dedric, Dedrick, Delrick, Delrico, Deri, Derito, Deroyce, Derrius, Dick, Diedrick, Dierck, Dirck, Draco, Ederick, Edrick, Erick, Errick, Frick, Gerik, Herrick, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jeric, Jerick, Jericko, Jerico, Jerrick, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Merrick, Meyrick, Myrick, Orrick, Osrick, Rorick, Sedrick, Tarick, Tedrick, Ulrick, Varick, Warick and Yorick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Derick.

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