What does Dirk mean?
The meaning of Dirk is "power of the tribe, ruler of the people".
It is also of Dutch and English origin, where its meaning is "peaceful ruler".
Dirk is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Dirk.
The Given Name Dirk
Dirk is good for parents who want a name that is bold and simple.
A name fit for a child full of brilliance and distinction, a little seeker.
Wrap it up and take it home, Dirk may just be the name you're looking for.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Dirk Cresswell, Dirk Jan de Geer, and Dirk Kuijt.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 3809 in baby name popularity for boys with 27 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.
View the Dirk Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dirk has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dirk to other names.
Dirk Related Names
- Dirk Cresswell ~ Harry Potter character
- Dirk Jan de Geer ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1926-1929; 1939-1940)
- Dirk Kuijt ~ Soccer Player
It may all be in the numbers.
The numbers that make up your child's name.
Numerology may give you some insight.
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Dirk Name Fun
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