What does Derk mean?
Associated with: ruler (king).
(male) Dark, Dork, ..
(female) Dera, Derka, .. Middle name pairings:
Derk Caden (D.C.), ..
How popular is Derk?
Derk is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#42677 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Derk was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1994 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Derk are Darek, Dereck (#1343 the previous year), Derek (#210), Deric, Derick (#1053), Derik, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#384), Derrik and Dirk. Other forms, like Dirke, are uncommon. These relations of Derk reached the top of their popularity 35 years ago (usage of 0.7%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.2%, 75.9% less).
Derk is pronounced similarly to Dierck and Dirck. Other recommended names are Berk, Birk, Burk, Clerk, Cork, Dack, Dar, Dard, Darko, Dart, De-, Dean, Dee▼, Deen, Deke, Del, Deli, Dell▼, Den, Dene, Deon, Derby, Deri, Deron, Derry, Deryl, Des, Desi, Deus, Dev, Dewi, Dex, Dexy, Deyn, Dezi, Dick▼, Dor, Dore, Dory, Dre, Dru, Dyer, Jerk, Kerk, Kirk▼, Kyrk, Lark, Mark▼, Turk and York. These names tend to be more frequently used than Derk.See names in meaning and etymology.