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Derrick

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1917 5 0 5
1918 6 0 6
1928 6 0 6
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1932 7 0 7
1933 5 0 5
1934 7 0 7
1936 6 0 6
1937 6 0 6
1938 16 0 16
1940 8 0 8
1941 16 0 16
1942 14 0 14
1943 31 0 31
1944 23 0 23
1945 21 0 21
1946 28 0 28
1947 46 0 46
1948 65 0 65
1949 83 0 83
1950 171 0 171
1951 220 0 220
1952 304 0 304
1953 357 0 357
1954 514 5 509
1955 656 0 656
1956 815 7 808
1957 951 6 945
1958 1,039 10 1,029
1959 1,189 8 1,181
1960 1,188 9 1,179
1961 1,509 12 1,497
1962 1,598 15 1,583
1963 1,964 19 1,945
1964 2,109 15 2,094
1965 2,431 12 2,419
1966 2,469 29 2,440
1967 2,529 25 2,504
1968 2,614 23 2,591
1969 2,973 31 2,942
1970 3,482 34 3,448 #96 boy name
1971 3,604 26 3,578 #84 boy name
1972 3,122 34 3,088 #91 boy name
1973 3,083 27 3,056 #87 boy name
1974 3,002 42 2,960 #87 boy name
1975 2,862 42 2,820 #90 boy name
1976 2,949 30 2,919 #91 boy name
1977 3,525 40 3,485 #80 boy name
1978 3,828 40 3,788 #76 boy name
1979 3,765 37 3,728 #80 boy name
1980 4,173 36 4,137 #74 boy name
1981 3,884 34 3,850 #78 boy name
1982 3,688 34 3,654 #78 boy name
1983 3,690 33 3,657 #78 boy name
1984 3,694 33 3,661 #79 boy name
1985 3,820 42 3,778 #83 boy name
1986 3,365 39 3,326 #87 boy name
1987 3,566 34 3,532 #86 boy name
1988 3,331 26 3,305 #96 boy name
1989 3,458 15 3,443 #99 boy name
1990 3,376 13 3,363
1991 3,104 9 3,095
1992 2,921 7 2,914
1993 2,719 18 2,701
1994 2,580 7 2,573
1995 2,197 9 2,188
1996 1,993 0 1,993
1997 1,783 0 1,783
1998 1,756 0 1,756
1999 1,618 5 1,613
2000 1,596 0 1,596
2001 1,455 0 1,455
2002 1,442 5 1,437
2003 1,384 7 1,377
2004 1,329 6 1,323
2005 1,379 7 1,372
2006 1,361 0 1,361
2007 1,293 0 1,293
2008 1,193 0 1,193
2009 1,115 0 1,115
2010 1,035 0 1,035
2011 1,094 0 1,094
2012 1,051 0 1,051
2013 974 0 974
2014 909 0 909
2015 827 0 827

Want to know about the popularity of the Derrick baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 141,390 babies born with the name Derrick in the United States. That's more than enough Derricks to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Derrick" was in 1980 with a total of 4,137 babies. (That's a lot of baby Derricks)

According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Derrick" ranks #66 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 80 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of 3,376 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Derrick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Derrick as well as things modernly associated with the name Derrick such as celebrities named Derrick.

Origin and Meaning of Derrick

The name "Derrick" is of English origin, and it means "People Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is a nba biography. Derrick was born in 1988 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Derrick Coleman

Derrick Coleman is a nba biography. Derrick was born in 1967 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Derrick Brooks

Derrick Brooks is a NFL player. Derrick was born in 1973 in Pensacola, Florida.

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Derrick Mason

Derrick Mason is a NFL player. Derrick was born in 1974 in Detroit, Michigan.

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Derrick McKey

Derrick McKey is a nba biography. Derrick was born in 1966 in Meridian, Mississippi.

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Derrick Delmore

Derrick Delmore is a figure skater. Derrick was born in 1978 in Andrews AFB, Maryland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Derrick

Derrick Dockery
Derrick Jones
Derrick Morgan
Derrick Thomas
Derrick Williams

Alternative Meanings

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for interest, you show in others.

C is for compassion, your finest side.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcirred". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Drciekr". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Derrick born Mar 29, 1941

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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