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Derrick Meaning


What does Derrick mean?

The name Derrick is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Derrick is "power of the tribe, ruler of the people".

Derrick is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced De-rrick.

The Given Name Derrick

Derrick is good for parents who want a name that is sweet and attractive.

This 2 syllable name has brilliance and a positive vibe.

Derrick is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Derrick Thomas.

Derrick Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 475 in baby name popularity for boys with 608 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 445 in baby name popularity for boys with 695 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Derrick Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Derrick has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Derrick to other names.

Derrick Related Names

Famous Derricks

  • Derrick Thomas ~ Football Player

Derrick Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Derrick.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Derrick Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Derrick in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Derrick.

Just for fun, see the name Derrick in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Derrick in Nautical Flags page.