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What does Dirke mean?

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


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (king)


VARIANTS Dyrk, Dirk, Derk

OTHER FORMS VIA DEREK Darek, Deric, Derik, Deriq, Derrek, Deryk, Deryke

(male) Dirde, ..

(female) Dirae, ..

Dirke Marquez (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dirke?

Dirke is an uncommon first name for men. Dirke is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Dirke (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Darek, Derek (#257 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Deric, Derik, Derk, Derrek and Dirk. Other forms, like Deryke, are uncommon. These forms of Dirke reached the peak of their popularity 28 years ago (MEDIAN #1139) and are now significantly less common (#1751, 81.4%). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darek, Derek, Deric, Derik, Derk in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Dirke is pronounced similarly to Dierck and Dirck. Other recommended sound-alike names are Berke, Burke, Darko, Deke, Dice, Dick, Dickie, Dicky, Dore, Drake, Dre, Drue, Duke, Dwire, Eike, Fiske, Mike, Parke, Pike, Rike, Rikke, Rorke and Yorke. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dirke.

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