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Derrick - Meaning of Derrick

What does Derrick mean?

Meaning of the name DerrickDerekRickyTerryDerickDerrekDerryckDedricDereckDietrichDelDarrekTeddyDedrickDyrkTudorTeddieTheodoricDarrickDericTedRickDirkDerikDedreck

[ 2 syll. der-ric(k), de-rri-ck ] The baby boy name Derrick is pronounced DEH-RihK †. Derrick's origin is Gothic, and its use, English.

Derrick is a spelling variant (English) of Derek (Dutch, English, and German).

Derrick is also a variation of Theodoric (English).

Derick (spelling variant in English) is a form of the name.

See also the related category gothic.

Derrick is rather popular as a baby boy name. The name's popularity grew from the 1940s up to the 1980s; before that, it was of only very light use. At the modest height of its usage in 1980, 0.223% of baby boys were named Derrick. It had a ranking of #74 then. The baby name has seen a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #475 with a usage of 0.032%. Within the family of boy names directly related to Derrick, Derek was the most popular. The name was twice as popular as Derrick in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Derrick include Darrek, Deric, Derick, Derik, Derrik, Derryck, Derryk, Deryck, Deryk, Deryke, D'Arcy, Darah, Darcee, Darcey, Darci, Darcie, Darcy, Darek, Darick, and Darik.

† Pronunciation for Derrick: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"


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