Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #205 in 2013 and #205 in 2014.

Famous People

Derek Jeter (Baseball Player), Derek Hough (Movie Actor,Singer,TV Actor), Derek Theler (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Derek Luke (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Derek Mears (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Derek Richardson (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Derek Norris (Baseball Player), Derek Waters (Movie Actor,TV Actor)


In English

Origin: Borrowed in the Middle Ages from a Low German variant of Theodoric, Germanic þeud "people" + ric "ruler", and revived in the nineteenth century.[1]


-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).