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PronouncedPron.DIRK DutchGerman
DURK English

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.
VariantsDick, Diede, Ties Dutch Dierk German
Other Languages & CulturesToutorix Ancient Celtic Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks Ancient Germanic Thierry French Durk, Tiede Frisian Theodoric History Tielo Medieval German Tudor, Tudur Welsh


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Entry updated July 2, 2017