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Dirk

Heart
Flemish and Dutch, contracted form of Derek
"the people's ruler"

Dirk Origin and Meaning

The name Dirk is a boy's name of Dutch, Flemish origin.
A perennial classic in the Netherlands, short-and-sweet Dirk is starting to feel like a fresher alternative to cousin Derek.
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Dirk Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Dirk

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Lists containing Dirk

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Famous People Named Dirk

  • Dirk Werner NowitzkiGerman pro basketball player
  • Dirk BeenAmerican reality TV personality on "Survivor"
  • Dirk Bogarde (born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde)English actor
  • Dirk KuytDutch footballer
  • Dirk Arthur Kempthorneformer U.S. Secretary of the Interior
  • Dirk MaggsBritish radio producer, director and writer
  • Dirk FockGovernor,General of the Dutch East Indies
  • Dirk von Lowtzow German musician and frontman in the group tocotronic
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Dirk in Pop Culture

  • Dirk Stridercharacter in the web comic "Homestuck"
  • Dirk Valentinecharacter in the Nancy Drew video game, "Secret of Shadow Ranch"
  • Dirk Digglerporn star character in the movie "Boogie Nights"
  • Dirk Callowaycharacter in the movie "Rushmore"
  • Dirk Pittcharacter in a series of novels by Clive Cussler
  • Dirk Manncharacter in Disney Channel's "Bizaardvark"
  • Dirk Gentlydelightfully quirky character from Douglas Adams books and TV show Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
  • Dirk Garthwaite aka The Wreckercharacter in Marvel's Thor comics
  • Dirkcharacter in the Mercedes Lackey fantasy series, "Arrows"
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