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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Derrek

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Derrek

Derrek Lee is a baseball player. Derrek was born on September 6th, 1975 in Sacramento, California.

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Derrek Dickey was an athlete for the Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls. He was most prominent from 1973 to 1978. Derrek was born on March 20th, 1951 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath in 2002.

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Derrek Robinson is a football player. Derrek was born on March 3rd, 1982 in Minneapolis.

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Derrek Konrad is a member of parliament. Derrek was born on December 12th, 1943 in Brooks, Alberta.

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How popular is the baby name Derrek in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 7 0 7
1951 8 0 8
1955 7 0 7
1956 11 0 11
1958 14 0 14
1959 7 0 7
1960 13 0 13
1961 23 0 23
1962 16 0 16
1963 20 0 20
1964 18 0 18
1965 35 0 35
1966 26 0 26
1967 25 0 25
1968 44 0 44
1969 30 0 30
1970 36 0 36
1971 47 0 47
1972 55 0 55
1973 34 0 34
1974 35 0 35
1975 34 0 34
1976 39 0 39
1977 47 0 47
1978 49 0 49
1979 56 0 56
1980 68 0 68
1981 67 0 67
1982 78 0 78
1983 59 0 59
1984 59 0 59
1985 85 0 85
1986 81 0 81
1987 111 0 111
1988 107 0 107
1989 128 0 128
1990 118 0 118
1991 115 0 115
1992 89 0 89
1993 94 0 94
1994 75 0 75
1995 69 0 69
1996 77 0 77
1997 58 0 58
1998 58 0 58
1999 42 0 42
2000 33 0 33
2001 45 0 45
2002 45 0 45
2003 43 0 43
2004 48 0 48
2005 46 0 46
2006 46 0 46
2007 38 0 38
2008 41 0 41
2009 32 0 32
2010 28 0 28
2011 27 0 27
2012 21 0 21
2013 23 0 23
2014 24 0 24
2015 19 0 19
2016 24 0 24
2017 12 0 12

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Popularity of Derrek as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Derrek

  • How Popular is the name Derrek? Derrek is the 5,252nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Derrek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,969 babies born with the first name Derrek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Derrek to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Derrek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Derrek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Derrek is Wednesday, June 12th, 1918.
  • What year had the most people named Derrek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Derrek was in 1989 with a total of 128 babies.
  • Random Derrek Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Derrek is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Derrek: Your name in reverse order is Kerred. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekerdr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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