GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DER-ik   [key]
Meaning & History
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Teutorigos (Ancient Celtic), Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Þeutrich, Þiudreiks (Ancient Germanic), Diederik, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Ties (Dutch), Diederich, Dietrich (German), Tielo (Medieval German)
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