What does Derrek mean?
Associated with: ruler (king).
(male) Darrek, Dexrek, ..
(female) Derca, Dertea, .. Middle name pairings:
Derrek Alton (D.A.), ..
How popular is Derrek?
Derrek is a rare given name for men. Derrek is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Derrek was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #955 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Derek (#210 from current records), Derrick (#384), Derick (#1053), Dereck (#1343), Derrik, Derreck, Dirk, Derik, Darrick, Deric, Darek and Derk are the prominent related forms of Derrek. These forms of Derrek were at the height of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (median #945) and are now significantly less popular (#1614, ▼76.2%), with forms such as Derek becoming somewhat dated.
Derrek is pronounced similarly to Darick, Darrock and Dierick. Other suggested similar names are Darcey, Darrel▼, Darren▼, Darsey, Deorsa, Derbey, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derrie, Derril, Derrin, Derrius, Derron, Derry, Derryl, Dierck, Dirck, Dorrel, Dorren, Dorsee, Dorsey▼, Ferrel, Ferrer, Gerek, Gerred, Gerrey, Herrik (see Herrick), Jedrek, Jerek, Jerre, Jerred, Jerrel, Jerren, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerrik, Kerrey, Merrel, Merrik, Terrel and Terrey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Derrek.See names in meaning and etymology.