Dick Origin and Meaning
The name Dick is a boy's name of German origin meaning "dominant ruler".
Dick was a once-common short form of Richard; replaced by Rick or Richie, and finally by the full name itself. Rude meaning -- make that two rude meanings -- pretty much knocks this one out of consideration.
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Famous People Named Dick
- Richard Milhous "Dick" Nixon37th President of the U.S.
- Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheneyformer U.S. Vice President
- Richard Remick "Dick" SmothersAmerican comedian
- Richard Alva "Dick" CavettAmerican talk show host
- Richard Wayne "Dick" Van DykeAmerican actor
- Richard Augustus Wagstaff "Dick" ClarkAmerican TV presenter
- Richard Benjamin "Dick" HaymesArgentine actor and singer
- Richard Claxton "Dick" GregoryAmerican comedian
- Richard "Dick" WhittingtonEnglish merchant and Lord Mayor of London
- Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour)American surf,rock guitarist
- Richard Morrow "Dick" GroatAmerican baseball and basketball player
- Richard Alan "Dick" EnbergAmerican sportscaster
- Dick Stockton (born Richard Edward Stokvis)American sportscaster
- Richard Ewing "Dick" PowellAmerican actor
- Richard "Dick" McCourtBritish comedian and presenter
- Richard Anthony "Dick" AllenAmerican baseball player
- James Dickinson "Dick" IrvinCanadian ice hockey player
- Richard "Dick" TurpinEnglish highwayman
- Richard "Dick" WintersWW2 hero, watch Band of Brothers!
- Richard Anthony "Dick" WolfAmerican television producer
Dick in Pop Culture
- Dick Divermain character in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Tender is the Night"
- Richard John "Dick" Graysonaka Robin, Batman's sidekick
- "Dick Tracy" comic strip and its main character
- Dick Daringcharacter on TV's "The Replacements"
- Dick Casablancascharacter on TV's "Veronica Mars"
- Dick Solomoncharacter on TV's "3rd Rock from the Sun"
- Dick Hallorancharacter in book/film The Shining
- Dick Hollandmain character in G. A. Henty's, The Tiger of Mysore
- Dick Romancharacter on the TV show "Supernatural"
- Dick Ryancharacter in G. A. Henty's, With Moore at Corunna, and, Under Wellington's Command
- Dick Gumshoecharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
- Dickcharacter in "The Famous Five" by Enid Blyton
- Dick'sAmerican sporting goods chain
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