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What does Dirck mean?

Dirck Pronunciation of Dirck as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the name Dirck means "the people's ruler". Dirck is an alternate form of Dirk (Danish, Old German): respelling of Derek. Dirck is also a variation of Theodoric (Old German).

ASSOCIATED WITH Di-, ruler (king)



RELATIONS VIA DIRK, THEODORIC Derek, Derrick, Dieric, Dierick, Rick

(male) Darck, ..

(female) Dirca, ..

Dirck Hussain (D.H.), ..

How popular is Dirck?

Dirck is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#71808 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Derek (#210 A YEAR AGO), Derrick (#384), Rick (#1838) and Dirk are the prominent alternative forms of Dirck (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Dierick, are seldom used. These forms of Dirck reached the height of their popularity during 1980-1989 (AVERAGE #352) and are now significantly less popular (#1108, 76%), with versions like Derek going out of style. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derek, Derrick, Dirk, Rick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Derek outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dirck is alike in pronunciation to Derk, Dirke and Dyrk. Other recommended sound-alike names are Dack, Darcy, Darek, Darick, Dereck, Derick, Derik, Deryck, Deryk, Dice, Dick, Dicky, Dipak, Jorck, Mick, Nick, Turck, Vick and Wick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dirck.

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