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What does Deryk mean?

Deryk \d(e)-ryk, der-yk\ as a boys' name. Deryk's roots are English and Old German, and Deryk means "people's ruler". Deryk is a derivative of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.


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

Deryk has 4 more different forms via Derek: Derk, Dirk, Dirke and Dyrk.


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

Prominent alternative forms of Deryk (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Derek (#205 the previous year), Derrick (#353), Derrek, Derik, Dirk, Derick, Dereck, Deric and Darrick. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3846%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1602%, down 58.3%), with the forms Derick, Darrick, Dereck, Derik and Dirk falling out of fashion. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Deryk and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Darrick, Dereck, Derek, Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrek, Derrick, Dirk in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Deryl, Dierck and Dirck. Like Deryk, these names are not commonly used.