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What does Deryck mean?

Deryck Pronunciation of Deryck [deryck] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Deryck is "people's ruler". Deryck is a version of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.

Associated with: ruler (king).

Variations

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

3 more related forms via Derek: Derk, Dirk and Dyrk.

Creative forms:
(male) Daryck, ..

(female) Dery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deryck Deon (D.D.), ..

How popular is Deryck?

Deryck is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Deryck is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Deryck (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Darek, Darrick, Dereck (#1343 via latest list), Derek (#210), Deric, Derick (#1053), Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#384), Derrik and Dirk. Other forms, like Darriq, are uncommon. These forms of Deryck were popular with parents in the 1980s (adoption of 0.7%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.2%, 76.2%), with forms like Darrick becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Deryck is alike in pronunciation to Darach, Daric, Darick, Darrock, Dieric and Dierick. Other recommended names are Aerick, Aerrick, Alerick, Arick, Arreck, Beck, Breck, Brick, Brock, Cedrick, Damick (see Damek), Darcy, Daryll, Dedric, Dedrick, Deepak, Delrick, Delrico, Denys, Derald, Derbey, Derbie, Derell, Derito, Deron, Deroyce, Derrel, Derren, Derrin, Derron, Dervin, Derwin, Derwyn, Deryl, Deryll, Devyn, Devynn, Deyon, Dick, Diedrick, Dierck, Dirck, Draco, Duryea, Dyce, Edrick, Garryck, Harwyck (see Hardwick), Herrick, Herryck, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jerick, Jerrick, Jorck, Kendryck, Kenrick, Krock, Merrick, Orrick, Osrick, Roderyck, Rorick, Sedrick, Tarick, Tedrick, Varick and Yorick. These names tend to be more commonly used than Deryck.

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