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Dick 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 has 3 variant forms: Dickson, Dix and Dixon.

Baby names that sound like Dick are Dack and Dicky.

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Popularity of Dick

Dick is a somewhat popular first name for men (#721 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1388 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Dick
Popularity of Dick