Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. /ˈdiːt.ʁɪç/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

German form of Theodoric. The character Dietrich von Bern, loosely based on Theodoric the Great, appears in medieval German literature such as the Hildebrandslied, the Nibelungenlied and the Eckenlied.

Related Names

DiminutivesDidi, Dieter, Dirk
Other Languages & CulturesDiederik, Dick, Diederick, Dirk, Ties(Dutch) Dederick, Derrick, Derek, Derick, Deryck, Dirk(English) Tiidrik, Tiit(Estonian) Thierry(French) Durk(Frisian) Theoderich(Germanic) Theodoric, Theodoricus, Þiudareiks, Theudoricus(Gothic) Dirk(Low German) Tielo(Medieval German) Þeudōrīks(Old Germanic)
Surname DescendantDietrich(German)

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Austria: July 1
Austria: September 27


Entry updated December 7, 2022