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Dieter

HeartDEE-ter
German, diminutive of Dietrich
"people's ruler"

Dieter Origin and Meaning

The name Dieter is a boy's name of German origin.
Dieter is a classic German name that got lots of satiric exposure via Mike Myers on "Saturday Night Live" a few years back. If mispronounced, it could conceivably be read as someone on a diet.
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Lists containing Dieter

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Famous People Named Dieter

  • Dieter SchmitzAmerican reality TV personality ("Laguna Beach")
  • Dieter BohlenGerman music producer
  • Dieter BrummerAustralian actor
  • Dieter DenglerAmerican Vietnam War veteran and POW
  • Dieter GerhardtSoviet spy
  • Dieter HallervordenGerman comedian
  • Dieter HoeneßGerman footballer
  • Dieter KühnEast German footballer
  • Dieter LüstGerman physicist
  • Dieter MeierSwiss musician
  • Dieter RamsGerman industrial designer
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  • Dieter SchnebelGerman composer
  • Dieter UchtdorfGerman aviator and Mormon leader
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Dieter in Pop Culture

  • Dieter Brauncharacter from HBO's "True Blood"
  • Dietercharacter on "Saturday Night Live" played by Mike Myers, host of a German TV skit called "Sprockets"
  • Dieterdemon in Norman Mailer's book "The Castle in the Forest"
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