Derrick
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
DER-ik
Meaning
Rich or powerful ruler of all people
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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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