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xDerek
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
DER-ik
Meaning
Rich or powerful ruler of all people
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Derek is an English name that has Germanic roots. It is derived from the Germanic Diederich, a compound of “thiuda”, which means 'people or race', and “reiks”, which means 'rich, powerful or ruler'.

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