DEREK
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, Theutrich, Þiudreiks (Ancient Germanic), Diederik, Tijmen, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Tiede, Ties (Dutch), Thierry (French), Tiede (Frisian), Diederich, Dietrich (German), Theodoric (History), Tielo (Medieval German), Tudor, Tudur (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #205 
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