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Pronunciation

dɛrɪk

Origin

English

Meaning

Once a British name of style and repute meaning 'ruler of the people', this name is today much loved for its positive, no-fuss friendly sound. It is originally German, and perhaps it's that robust end consonant 'k' that makes it feel so strong. An energetic name with a cheerful personality!

Rank in the year 2015

Derek was ranked #381 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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