Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Darek, Darrick, Dereck (#1343 FROM RECENT DATA), Derek (#210), Deric, Derick (#1053), Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#384), Derrik and Dirk are the popular alternative forms of Derryk (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Derryk reached the peak of their popularity 4 decades ago (AVERAGE #945) and are now significantly less common (#1614, DOWN 76%), with versions such as Derrick becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Derryk is alike in pronunciation to Darick, Darrock and Dierick. Other suggested similar names are Berry▼, Darcy, Darry, Darryl▼, Darryn, Darsy, Deorsa, Derby, Deroyce, Derrel, Derren, Derrie, Derril, Derrin, Derrius, Derron, Derry, Derryl, Derwyn, Deryl, Dierck, Dirck, Ferryl, Garryk (see Garrick), Gerry▼, Henryk, Herrik (see Herrick), Herryck, Jerrik, Jerry▼, Jerryd (see Jerrod), Jerryl, Kerry▼, Merrik, Perry▼, Terry▼, Terryl and Terryn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derryk.See names in meaning and etymology.