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.
Other Languages & CulturesToutorix(Ancient Celtic) Theoderich, Theodoricus, Theudoricus, Theutrich, Þiudreiks(Ancient Germanic) Tiidrik, Tiit(Estonian) Thierry(French) Durk, Tiede(Frisian) Theodoric(History) Tielo(Medieval German) Tudor, Tudur(Welsh)
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classic informal strong rough strange simple
Entry updated July 2, 2017