DICK (1)
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DIK   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval diminutive of RICHARD. The change in the initial consonant is said to have been caused by the way the trilled Norman R was pronounced by the English.
Related Names
FEMININE FORMS: Richelle, Richardine, Rikki
OTHER LANGUAGES: Richard, Ricohard (Ancient Germanic), Ricard (Catalan), Richard (Czech), Rikard (Danish), Richard (Dutch), Rikhard, Riku (Finnish), Richard (French), Richard (German), Richárd, Rikárd (Hungarian), Risteárd (Irish), Riccardo (Italian), Rihards (Latvian), Ričardas (Lithuanian), Dicun, Hudde (Medieval English), Rikard (Norwegian), Ryszard (Polish), Ricardo (Portuguese), Rihard (Slovene), Ricardo, Rico (Spanish), Rikard (Swedish), Rhisiart (Welsh)
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