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Deryke

What does Deryke mean?

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

Associated with: ruler (king).

Variations

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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Daryke, Doryke, ..

(female) Deryce, Deryde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deryke Maximillian (D.M.), ..

How popular is Deryke?

Deryke is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#68569 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Derek (#210 the previous year), Derrick (#384), Derick (#1053), Dereck (#1343), Derrek, Derrik, Derreck, Dirk, Derik, Darrick, Deric, Darek and Derk are the popular varying forms of Deryke (not ranked). Other variants, like Deryck, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Deryke reached its highest in the 1980s (usage of 0.7%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.2%, 76.2%), with forms like Dirk becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Berke, Burke, Darbie, Darko, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll, Daye, Dayle, Dayne, Deane, Deante, Dee, Deke, Dekel, Deker, Dekker, Dekle, Delane, Demyan, Dene, Denlie, Dennie, Denys, Deonte, Derald, Derbey, Derbie, Derby, Derell, Derelle, Deri, Derito, Deron, Deroyce, Derrel, Derren, Derrie, Derrin, Derron, Derry, Dervin, Dervon, Derwin, Derwyn, Deryl, Deryll, Devane, Devine, Devyn, Devynn, Dewayne, Dewie, Dierck, Dirck, Dore, Dorsee, Dorsie (see Dorsey), Dory, Doyle, Drake, Drue, Dryden, Duayne, Duke, Duryea, Dwayne, Felike, Heike, Parke, Pelike (see Felix), Pyke, Renke, Rorke and Zeke. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deryke.

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