Dick
Origin/Usage
English, Germanic
Pronunciation
DIK
Meaning
Daring power
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Dick is a diminutive of Richard. Richard originates in Germanic languages and means "daring power". It has been one of the most popular given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Popular with aristocracy, the name was borne by numerous kings, the most famous being Richard I of England, the Lionheart. More recent bearers include Richard Nixon, former US President, and Richard Gere, popular American actor.

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Famous Dicks

Dick Bartell - baseball player
Dick Atha - basketball player
Dick Lane - football player
Dick Cheney - former US Vice President
Dick van Patten - actor
Dick Bass - football player
Dick Irvin - hockey player

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