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Gender: M Pronunciation: DEE-trish Meaning of Dietrich: "ruler of the people" Origin of Dietrich: German

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This form of Theodoric, familiar via Marlene, is a possible German import.

Famous People Named Dietrich

Dietrich Albrecht - American soccer player
Dietrich Bonhoeffer - German pastor and martyr

Pop Culture References for the Name Dietrich

Stephen Fry portrays Gordon Deitrich in the movie V for Vendetta
Diedrich Knickerbocker, the fictional 'author' of Washington Irving's History of New York (1809)
Diedrich Hoffendahl, fictional revolutionary in The Princess Casamassima (1866) by Henry James
Pronounced DEE-trick
Dietrich Mannheim, character from TV series "Psych"

Dedrick, Deke, Derek, Dirk

Dietrich's International Variations

Tiede, Diederick, Diderick (Dutch)