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Name Derek

Meaning:ruler of the peopleTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Dutch, English
US 2015 rank:#210     ... 208:Elliot, 209:Finn, 210:Derek, 211:Sean, 212:Cayden ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Darek, Dereck, Derik, Derk, Beren, Ceren, Daren, Dénes, Dereje, Dereon     Details
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About Dietrich, the group of names with the same origin as Derek

Meaning/translation:ruler of the people
Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name, with the meaning ruler of the people
 this name corresponds with the Gothic name Theoderic
Words:diot = the people  Old High German
 rihhi = rich, powerful, the power, the ruler  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:14:Derek England+Wales 1934,  17:Dirk Belgium 2013,  74:Derrick England+Wales 1924,  146:Didrik Norway 2015,  376:Derick USA 1980-1989,  885:Derik USA 1990-1999,  958:Dereck USA 1993,  972:Darrick USA 1994
Somehow related to:Dieter, Theoderich, Thilo, Till
Name variants:Darek, Darrick, Dereck, Derek, Derick, Derik, Derk, Derrick, Didrik, Dierk, Dietreich, Dietrich, Dirk, Doerk, Thade, Tjark, Tjarko   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Brazil 2009 99
England+Wales decadesGraph1974 100,  1964 43,  1954 37,  1944 27,  1934 141924 52
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 151,  1990-1999 73,  1980-1989 531970-1979 73,  1960-1969 161
USA yearlyGraph2015 210,  2014 205,  2013 205,  2012 182,  2011 181,  2010 169,  2009 170,  2008 159,  2007 142,  2006 159,  2005 172,  2004 156,  2003 149,  2002 139,  2001 132,  2000 121,  1999 114,  1998 110,  1997 106,  1996 101,  1995 83,  1994 77,  1993 67
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