Derrick
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
DER-ik
Meaning
Rich or powerful ruler of all people
More info about the name "Derrick"

Derrick is an English name that has Old Germanic roots. It is derived from the Old Germanic “Theodoric”, a compound of two words - “thiuda”, which means 'people or race' and “reik”, which means 'rich, powerful or ruler'.

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Derrick Alston - basketball player
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Derrick Fenner - basketball player

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