What does Dietrich mean?
Associated with: ruler (king).
1 more different relation via Theodoric: Derrick▼.
1 feminine form: Didrika.Creative forms:
(female) Middle name pairings:
Dietrich Shaan (D.S.), ..
How popular is Dietrich?
Dietrich is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2112 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Dietrich entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #1599 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Dietrich listed in the Top 2000 are Derek (#210 in recent rankings), Derrick (#384), Dirk and Dedrick. Usage of these forms of Dietrich reached its highest during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.6%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.14%, 76.4% less), with forms such as Dirk falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adalrich, Adelrich, Alberich, Aldrich, Alldrich, Bardrich, Bearach, Birch, Dametrius, Darach, Daric, Darick, Darrick▼, Darroch, Dedric, Delrick, Delrico, Demetri, Demetrice, Demetrio, Demetris, Demetrius, Dereck, Deri, Deric, Derick, Derik, Deriq, Derito, Derreck, Derrian, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrill, Derrin, Derrius, Derryck, Deryck, Destrie, Diedrick, Dierck, Dieric (see Dirk), Dierick, Dietbald, Dietbold, Dieter, Dimetre, Dimetrius, Dimitri, Dirck, Dmitri, Dmitrios (see Demetrius), Edrich, Eldrich, Elldrich, Emerich, Erich▼, Fitch, Fletch, Frederich, Fridrich, Friedrich, Heimrich, Heinrich, Hersch, Hinrich, Hirsch, Mitch▼, Ritch, Roderich, Terach, Ullrich, Ulrich and Zerach. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dietrich.See names in meaning and etymology.