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Boy Name: Dieter

Name: Dieter
Pronunciation: \di(e)-ter\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: army of the people
Origin: German
Related Names: Dedrick, Theodoric
Sounds Like: Didier, Deodar, Tedor
Similar Names: Pieter, Deker, Dizier, Peter, Ritter
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10925


Dieter \di(e)-ter\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Dieter is "army of the people". Popular in Germany.

For more information, see also related names Dedrick and Theodoric.

Baby names that sound like Dieter are Didier, Deodar and Tedor. Other similar baby names are Pieter, Deker, Dizier, Peter and Ritter.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Dieter.


Dieter is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10925 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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