Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DEHR-ik

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 & CulturesTheoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks(Ancient Germanic) Diederik, Tijmen, Dick, Diede, Diederick, Dirk, Tiede, Ties(Dutch) Tiidrik(Estonian) Thierry(French) Durk, Tiede(Frisian) Diederich, Dietrich(German) Theodoric(History) Tielo(Medieval German)


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Entry updated February 28, 2019