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Meaning and Name Origin

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


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)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Deryk and related names. 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 and have become much less widespread since, with the forms Derick, Dirk, Derik, Darrick and Dereck falling out of fashion. Derek (#205) and Derrick (#353) are two of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this compilation. (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.