Given Name DICK (1)

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: DIK   [details]

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.

Categories

Ace Attorney characters, American Dad characters, currently out of the US top 1000, DC Comics characters, diminutives, Discworld characters, Gundam characters, Mad Men characters, medieval, Stephen King characters, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy characters, word names
FEMININE FORMS: Richelle, Richardine
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Richard, Ricohard (Ancient Germanic), Ricard (Catalan), Richard (Czech), Rikard (Danish), Richard (Dutch), Rikhard, Riku (Finnish), Richard (French), Richard (German), Richárd (Hungarian), Risteárd (Irish), Riccardo (Italian), Rihards, Ričards (Latvian), Ričardas (Lithuanian), Dicun, Hudde (Medieval English), Rikard (Norwegian), Ryszard (Polish), Ricardo (Portuguese), Richard, Riško, Rišo (Slovak), Rihard (Slovene), Ricardo, Rico (Spanish), Rikard (Swedish), Rhisiart (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Dick (2)
  United States
not
ranked
2016

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)