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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. DIRK (Dutch, German), 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.