First name origin & meaning:
First name variations: Derik, Dirk, Derick, Derrik, Derrike, Derych, Derry, Derex, Derek
Last name origins & meanings:
- English and Dutch: from the personal name Derrick (now
more commonly spelled Derek in England, earlier
Dederick), which was introduced to England in the 15th century,
from Dutch Diederick, Dirck (see Terry).
- Irish: an English introduction of the same origin as 1, but
occasionally a variant of Derrig.
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