Derrick is a boy name and means power of the tribe. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \d(e)-rri-ck\. Other similar names and variants include: Aerrick, Dedrick, Delrick, Herrick, Kerrick, Merrick. Derrick is a very popular first name for men (#178 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#3330 out of 88799).
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Derrick O'Connor
Derrick O'Connor
  • No. of movies: 1


Starring: Bernard Hill, Derrick O'Connor, Larry Lamb, Ray Winstone

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Derrick Sanders
Derrick Sanders
  • No. of movies: 1
It's in the Water

It's in the Water

Directed by: Kelli Herd

Starring: Keri Jo Chapman, Teresa Garrett, Derrick Sanders, Timothy Vahle

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Famous directors named Derrick and their movies

Derrick Granado
Derrick Granado
  • No. of movies: 2
Hotel Hell

Hotel Hell

Directed by: Derrick Granado

The Scientist

The Scientist

Directed by: Derrick Granado

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Famous writers named Derrick and their books

Derrick Bell
Derrick Bell

Born on November 07, 1930

  • Age: 90
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Faces At The Bottom Of The Well

Faces At The Bottom Of The Well


The noted civil rights activist uses allegory and historical example to present a radical vision of the persistence of racism in America.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Derrick a popular name?

Over the years Derrick was most popular in 1980. According to the latest US census information Derrick ranks #149th while according to Derrick ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Derrick?

According to the US census in 2018, 608 boys were born named Derrick, making Derrick the #475th name more popular among boy names. In 1980 Derrick had the highest rank with 4171 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Derrick?

Derrick is #475th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Derrick more popular ?

The name Derrick was more popular in 1980 with 4171 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Derrick

The last time a baby was named Derrick was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Derrick?

In 2018 there were 608 baby boys named Derrick.

Who is a famous person named Derrick?

There a several famous people named Derrick, for example actor Derrick Acosta, actor Derrick Sanders, director Derrick Borte.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Derrick?

There are 4 actors named Derrick including Derrick Acosta and Derrick O'Connor who appeared in movies such as Mega64 and Fox.

How many famous directors are named Derrick?

There are 2 directors named Derrick including Derrick Borte and Derrick Granado who directed movies such as The Joneses and The Scientist.