Given Name DIRK

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: DIRK (Dutch, German), DURK (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of DIEDERIK. The name was popularized in the English-speaking world by actor Dirk Bogarde (1921-1999), who had some Dutch ancestry. This is also the Scots word for a type of dagger.

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VARIANTS: Dick, Diede, Ties (Dutch), Dierk (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Toutorix (Ancient Celtic), Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks (Ancient Germanic), Thierry (French), Durk, Tiede (Frisian), Theodoric (History), Tielo (Medieval German), Tudor, Tudur (Welsh)
Entry updated July 2, 2017