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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DEHR-ik
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesToutorix(Ancient Celtic) Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks(Ancient Germanic) Diederik, Tijmen, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Tiede, Ties(Dutch) Thierry(French) Durk, Tiede(Frisian) Diederich, Dietrich(German) Theodoric(History) Tielo(Medieval German) Tudor, Tudur(Welsh)

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