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What does Deryk mean?

Deryk Pronunciation of Deryk [deryk] as a boys' name means "people's ruler". Deryk is a version of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.

Associated with: ruler (king).


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

4 more different relations via Derek: Derk, Dirk, Dirke and Dyrk.

Creative forms:
(male) Daeryk, Diryk, ..

(female) Deny, Deres, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deryk Kyan (D.K.), ..

How popular is Deryk?

Deryk is an unusual first name for men. Deryk is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Deryk (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Derek (#210 the previous year), Derrick (#384), Derick (#1053), Dereck (#1343), Derrek, Derrik, Derreck, Dirk, Derik, Darrick, Deric, Darek and Derk. These relations of Deryk reached the apex of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 0.67%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.16%, 76%), with forms like Derrick falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Deryk is pronounced similarly to Daric, Darick, Dieric and Dierick. Other suggested similar names are Daryl, Daryn, Denys, Derby, Deri, Deron, Derry, Derryl, Derwyn, Deryl, Deryll, Devyn, Dexy, Deyn, Dierck, Dirck, Dory, Eryk and Henryk. These names tend to be more commonly used than Deryk.

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