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What does Diederick mean?

Diederick Pronunciation of Diederick [died-er-ick] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Diederick means "people's ruler". Diederick is a variant form of Dedrick (Danish, Old German): version of Diedrick and Theodoric. Diederick is also a derivative of Dietrich (Old German).

Associated with: ruler (king).


2 relations via Dedrick, Dietrich: Dedric and Diedrick.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Diederick Ciaran (D.C.), ..

How popular is Diederick?

Diederick is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Diederick is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Dedric, Dedrick and Dietrich are the popular variation forms of Diederick (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Diederick was well-received 5 decades ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dedric, Dedrick, Dietrich in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Diederick and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Broderick, Cedrick, Delrick, Derick, Derrick, Dierck, Dieric (see Dirk), Dierick, Ederick, Federico, Frederic, Frederich, Frederick, Frederico, Frederik, Fredrick, Friedrick, Goderick, Jedrick, Keddrick, Kedrick, Melderick (see Meldrick), Rhoderick, Rodderick, Roderick, Sedrick, Tedrick and Thedrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Diederick.

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