US Popularity:1555
Meaning:Ruler of the people
Derrick is a boy’s name and surname of Germanic origin. It’s a shortened form of Theodoric, which combines the elements þeud, meaning “people” with rīc, meaning “ruler” to create “ruler of the people.” With this name, your little one is sure to be a born leader! Theodoric is more commonly shortened to Derek, but Derrick is a great alternative if you’re looking for something more unusual. A famous bearer of this name is NFL player Derrick Henry.

Derrick Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Derrick is currently #2488 on The Bump
Boy:Derrick is currently #1395 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Derrick is currently #1555 in U.S. births
Boy:Derrick is currently #757 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 42
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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