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Name Derek

Meaning:ruler of the peopleTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Dutch, English
US 2012 rank:#182     ... 180:Nicolas, 181:Harrison, 182:Derek, 183:Peyton, 184:Ezra ...     Full US 2012 list
Similarly written:Darek, Derik, Derk, Ceren, Daren, Dénes, Dereje, Dereon, Deri, Derick     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,  74:Derrick England+Wales 1924,  147:Didrik Norway 2009,  376:Derick USA 1980-1989,  885:Derik USA 1990-1999
Somehow related to:Dieter, Theoderich, Thilo, Till
Name variants:Darek, Derek, Derick, Derik, Derk, Derrick, Didrik, Dierk, Dietreich, Dietrich, Dirk, Doerk, Thade, Tjark, Tjarko   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesRankings
Brazil2009 99
England+Wales decades1974 100,  1964 43,  1954 37,  1944 27,  1934 141924 52
USA decades2000-2009 151,  1990-1999 73,  1980-1989 531970-1979 73,  1960-1969 161
USA yearly2012 182,  2011 181,  2010 169,  2009 170,  2008 159,  2007 142,  2006 160,  2005 173,  2004 155,  2003 149,  2002 134,  2001 128,  2000 114,  1999 113,  1998 110,  1997 106,  1996 101,  1995 83,  1994 77
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