Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈdɛɹ.ɪk/  [key·simplify]

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 & CulturesDiederik, Dick, Diederick, Dirk, Ties(Dutch) Tiidrik(Estonian) Thierry(French) Durk(Frisian) Diedrich, Dietrich, Diederich, Dieter(German) Theoderich(Germanic) Theodoric, Theodoricus, Þiudareiks(Gothic) Tielo(Medieval German) Þeudōrīks(Old Germanic)


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Entry updated February 28, 2019