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What does Derick mean?

Derick \d(e)-ri-ck\ as a name for boys is of English and Old German derivation, and the name Derick means "people's ruler". Derick is a form of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric. Somewhat uncommonly used as a boys' name.


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

Derick has 4 more related forms via Derek: Derk, Dirk, Dirke and Dyrk.


Derick is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#647 out of 1220, Top 53%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#44070 out of 88799, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Derick for boys. Derick entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #376 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Derek (#205 in 2014), Derrick (#353), Derrek, Derik, Dirk, Dereck, Deric and Darrick are the prominent alternative forms of Derick rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1970-1979 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Derick, Dirk, Derik, Darrick and Dereck falling out of fashion. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) are two of the more fashionable boy names in this compilation. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Derick and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Derick is alike in pronunciation to Daric, Darick, Dieric and Dierick. Other suggested similar baby names are Aerick, Dedrick, Delrick, Dierck, Dirck and Jerick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Derick.