Derek

What does the baby name Derek mean? Learn about what Derek means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.


Derek - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Derek
D-E-R-E-K, is a 5-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Derek
DER-ik
DEH rek
Meaning of Derek
Ruler of the people, people ruler, rich or powerful ruler of all people, famous ruler of the people.
Origin of Derek
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Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of Derek
Daric
Darrick
Dedrick
Derec
Deric
Derick
Derik
Derrick
Deryke
Diederich
Dieter
Dietrich
Dirck
Dirk
Rick
Ted
Teodorico
Thedric
Theodoric
Thierry
Popularity of Derek
Derek currently has 388 likes, and is in the top 1% of liked boy's names. The name Carson is slightly more popular than Derek.