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What does Derick mean?

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

Associated with: ruler (king).


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

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

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

(female) Derickah, Derit, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Derick for boys. 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 #1044 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 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), Dereck (#1218), Derrek, Derrik, Derreck, Dirk, Derik, Darrick, Deric, Darek and Derk are the prominent alternative forms of Derick (#1044 in 2014) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Derick reached its highest during 1980-1989 (average #945) and is now significantly lower (#1601, 75.4%), 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.