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What does Derreck mean?

Derreck Pronunciation of Derreck [der-reck] as a name for boys means "people's ruler". Derreck is a version of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.

Associated with: ruler (king).


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

1 more relation via Derek: Derk.

Creative forms:
(male) Deereck, Derak, ..

(female) Derdel, Derrecki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derreck Benicio (D.B.), ..

How popular is Derreck?

Derreck is an uncommon first name for men. Derreck is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Derreck entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #1687 in the U.S. in the year 1990, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Derek (#210 in recent rankings), Derrick (#384), Derick (#1053), Dereck (#1343), Derrek, Darrick, Derrik, Derk, Deric, Darek and Derik are the popular variation forms of Derreck listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Deriq, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Derreck was widespread among parents in the 1980s (usage of 0.66%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.16%, 76%), with forms like Derrick becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Derreck is pronounced similarly to Darick, Darroch, Darrock and Dierick. Other recommended names are Aerick, Aerrick, Arreck, Arrick, Barrick, Breck, Carrick, Cedrick, Corrick, Darrel, Darrell, Darren, Darrence, Dedric, Dedrick, Delrick, Delrico, Derbey, Derell, Deroyce, Derrall, Derrance, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derrian, Derrie, Derril, Derrill, Derrin, Derrius, Derrold (see Darold), Derron, Derry, Derryl, Derwent, Diedrick, Dierck, Dirck, Dorrel, Dorrell, Dorren, Durrell, Errick, Garreck, Garrick, Garryck, Herrick, Herryck, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jerick, Jerrick, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Merrick, Meyrick, Orrick, Sedrick, Tedrick, Varrick, Warrick and Yorrick. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derreck.

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