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Gender: Male Origin of Dirk: Flemish and Dutch, contracted form of Derek Meaning of Derek: English from German form of THEODORIC, "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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Famous People Named Dirk

Pop Culture References for the name Dirk

Dierich, Dieric, Dierk, Dierck

Comments

kertheshe Says:

2016-01-04T13:14:13

One of my most hated names. Great name for an unwanted baby!

lesliemarion Says:

2015-02-15T21:29:56

I think Dirk and Kirk must be two of my warped and guilty name secrets! Dirk reminds me of a Scottish knife men carry on or around their kilts and Kirk reminds me of the Scottish word for church as well as Captain Kirk who I long ago found sexy despite his ego the size of Cleveland.

DearestJules Says:

2015-01-04T05:06:29

It also sounds like you're saying Derek really fast.

DearestJules Says:

2014-11-15T23:12:29

Cross between dirt and d*ck, excuse my language.

Guest Says:

2014-10-31T17:11:17

never seemed to hurt the great Dirk Nowitzki.

servals_ Says:

2014-10-31T15:42:51

rhymes with jerk