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Boy Name: Dedrick

Name: Dedrick
Pronunciation: \d(e)-dri-ck, ded-rick\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: power of the tribe
Origin: German
Related Names: Dirk
Sounds Like: Tedrick, Tedric, Thedrick
Variant forms: Dedric, Diederick, Diedrick, Dieter, Dietrich
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10517


Dedrick \d(e)-dri-ck, ded-rick\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEE-drik. It is of Danish and Old German origin, and the meaning of Dedrick is "power of the tribe". Variant of Diedrick and Theodoric. Also the source for Derek. Dieter is a German form. Football player Dedric Ward.

Dedrick has 5 variant forms: Dedric, Diederick, Diedrick, Dieter and Dietrich.

For more information, see also the related name Dirk.

Baby names that sound like Dedrick are Tedrick, Tedric and Thedrick.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dedrick.


Dedrick is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10517 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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