Darrick is a stylish baby name for boys. It comes from Derek and Theodoric, an ancient Germanic option. As of 2021, Darrick is only a top 10,000 baby name at rank 9,749.
Meaning of the name Darrick:
German: ruler of the people
English: ruler of the people
Origin of the name Darrick:
Darrick is likely a spelling variation of Derrick, which is a modern take on Derek. Derek originated from the Old English name Dederick, the low Germanic version of Theodoric. It came to England from Germany in the 1400s. Theodoric comes from the Germanic words “theud” and “ric.” It became popular after Theodoric the Great, a king in the sixth century.
Symbolism of the name Darrick:
Darrick has the same meaning as its spelling alternatives, Derrick and Derek. All three baby names come from the ancient Germanic name Theodoric. It comes from the root words “theud” and “ric.” “Theud” translates to “people,” and “ric” means “ruler.”
Style of the name Darrick:
Gender of the name Darrick:
Darrick is a youthful name for boys.
Pronunciation of the name Darrick:
DAR-ik or DEHR-ik
Number of syllables in the name Darrick:
Emotion evoked from the name Darrick:
Darrick feels youthful and refined. It is a strong option for boys.
Alternative spellings for the name Darrick:
Nicknames for the name Darrick:
Popularity of the name Darrick:
Darrick first became a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1960 at rank 887. It stayed on the top 1,000 list until 1994 when it was number 972. Darrick was most popular in 1971 at rank 407. As of 2021, Darrick is a top 10,000 option at number 9,749.
Related names for the name Darrick:
Great middle names for Darrick and their meanings:
- Anthony (priceless one, highly praiseworthy)
- Shane (God is gracious)
- Lucas (bringer of light, white)
- Ryan (little king)
- Wesley (west meadow)
- Marshall (master of horses, horsekeeper)
- Oliver (olive tree, ancestor's defendants)
- James (supplanter)
Famous people with the name Darrick:
- Darrick Martin (basketball player)
- Darrick Brownlow (NFL player)
- Darrick Doerner (surfer)
- Darrick Brilz (NFL player)
- Darrick Vaughn (NFL player)
- Darrick Brown (NFL player)
Darricks in popular culture:
There are no fictional characters with the baby name Darrick.