First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dirks

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dirks

Nicholas B. Dirks is a University of California and Berkeley. Nicholas was born in 1950 in Illinois.


Andy Dirks is an athlete. Andy was born on January 24th, 1986 in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Rudolph Dirks is a comics creator.


Robert Dirks was a in the fields of computational chemistry and dna nanotechnology. Robert was born on May 29th, 1978 in Bangkok, Thailand. He died on February 3rd, 2015.


Gordon Dirks is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Elbow, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan for Regina Rosemont, Alberta Minister of Education, Member of theLegislative Assembly of SaskatchewanforRegina Rosemont, and List of Albert. His most notable accomplishments were from 2014 to 2015. Gordon was born on June 22nd, 1947 in Saskatoon.


Walter was born on January 8th, 1901 in Hörde. He breathed his last breath on May 30th, 1991.


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Popularity of Dirks as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dirks U.S.
  White 91.80% 64.26%
  African American 3.31% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.79% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dirks

People with the last name Dirks are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dirks

  • How Popular is the name Dirks? As a last name Dirks was the 7,350th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Dirks? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Dirks was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Dirks: Your name in reverse order is Skrid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kdsri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dirks? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,534 people with the last name Dirks.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dirks? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Dirks as their last name.

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