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Meaning and name origin

Derrick \d(e)-rri-ck\ as a boy's name has the meaning "people's ruler" and is a variant of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric. See also Darrick and Jerrick.

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

Derrick is also pronounced similarly to Darick, Darrock and Dierick. Other suggested similar baby names are Aerrick, Dedrick, Delrick, Derrius, Herrick, Kerrick and Merrick.


Derrick is a very popular first name for males (#178 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3330 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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