Home > Dereck


What does Dereck mean?

Dereck Pronunciation of Dereck as a name for boys. The name Dereck means "people's ruler". Dereck is a variant form of Derek (English, Old German): from Theodoric.


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (king)


VARIANTS Deryke, Deryk, Deryck, Derryk, Derryck, Derrik, Derrick, Derrek, Derreck, Deriq, Derik, Derick, Deric, Darriq, Darrick, Darek




Dereck Charley (D.C.), ..

How popular is Dereck?

Dereck is a rare first name for males. Dereck is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Dereck was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #724 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, and is at #1484 presently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dereck name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Dereck (#1484 IN RECENT RANKINGS) ranked in the Top 2000 are Darek, Darrick, Derek (#257), Deric, Derick (#1176), Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek, Derrick (#475), Derrik and Dirk. These forms of Dereck were popular in the 1980s (AVERAGE #945) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1645, 81% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Derrick becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dereck, Darek, Darrick, Derek, Deric in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derick, Derik, Derk, Derreck, Derrek in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Dereck is alike in pronunciation to Darach, Daric, Darick, Darrock, Dieric and Dierick. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aerick, Aerrick, Arick, Arreck, Arrick, Barack, Breck, Brick, Cedrick, Crock, Danek, Darcy, Darel, Darence, Dedrick, Dee, Deems, Deepak, Deke, Deker, Delrick, Delrico, Derald, Derbey, Derby, Derell, Derelle, Deron, Deroyce, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derril, Derron, Derwent, Derwin, Deryll, Devell, Deven, Deveon, Diedrick, Dierck, Dirck, Dore, Draco, Dre, Edrick, Erick, Errick, Frick, Gerek, Heck, Herrick, Herryck, Jedrick, Jerack (see Jerrick), Jereck, Jerek, Jerick, Jerrick, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Merrick, Meyrick, Tedrick, Turck, Varick and Yorick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dereck.

See names
in meaning and etymology.