First name origin & meaning:
English: Powerful, rich ruler
First name variations: Dick, Dicken, Dickens, Dickenson, Dixon, Dix, Dickerson, Dikerson, Diksan
Last name origins & meanings:
- Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken,
Dickin, a pet form of Dick.
- Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New
Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his
parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.
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