Meaning and name origin
Dick \d(i)-ck\ as a boy's name is pronounced dik. It is of English origin. A rhyming nickname from medieval times. Richard (Old German) "dominant ruler", was shortened to Rick, then rhymed to Dick, and variants like Dickson and Dix (which is also the French word meaning "ten") followed. Figure skater Dick Button.
Dick is a somewhat popular first name for males (#721 out of 1220, Top 59%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1388 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dick for boys. Dick reached its highest rank of #164 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).
Dick▼ is also pronounced similarly to Dack. Other suggested similar baby names are Dace, Dacy, Daicy, Dice, Dickie▼, Dirck, Dirk▼, Dyce, Mick, Nick▼, Vick and Wick. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dick.