Dirk is a boy name. It is a Danish name and its pronunciation is \d(i)-rk\. Other similar names and variants include: Dierck, Dieric, Dierick, Dirck, Theodoric. Dirk is a somewhat popular first name for men (#750 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64544 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Dirk over the years and Dirk's popularity rank:

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Dirk Bogarde
Dirk Bogarde

Born on March 28, 1921

  • Age: 101
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 55

The Singer Not the Song

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, John Mills, Mylène Demongeot, Laurence Naismith

Cast a Dark Shadow

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison

Desperate Moment

Directed by: Compton Bennett

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Mai Zetterling, Philip Friend, Albert Lieven



Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

Country: United States of America

Dirk Benedict
Dirk Benedict

Born on March 01, 1945

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 9


Directed by: Max Kleven

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Linda Blair, Richard Farnsworth, Matt Clark

Underground Aces

Directed by: Robert Butler

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Melanie Griffith, Rick Podell, Randy Brooks


Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Twiggy, Michael Witney, Eugene Roche, Dirk Benedict

Body Slam

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper, Lou Albano

Dirk Kummer
Dirk Kummer
  • No. of movies: 1
Coming Out

Coming Out

Directed by: Heiner Carow

Starring: Matthias Freihof, Dagmar Manzel, Dirk Kummer, Michael Gwisdek

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Famous directors named Dirk and their movies

Dirk Campbell
Dirk Campbell
  • No. of movies: 4

I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle

Directed by: Dirk Campbell

Starring: Neil Morrissey, Amanda Noar, Michael Elphick, Anthony Daniels

Episode 1

Directed by: Dirk Campbell

Here Be Dragons

Directed by: Dirk Campbell

Dirk Shafer
Dirk Shafer

Born on November 07, 1962

  • Age: 59
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2


Directed by: Dirk Shafer

Starring: Jonathan Wade-Drahos, Andre Khabbazi, Brian Lane Green, Kiersten Warren



Directed by: Dirk Shafer

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dirk a popular name?

Over the years Dirk was most popular in 1954. According to the latest US census information Dirk ranks #753rd while according to famousnames.vip Dirk ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Dirk?

According to the US census in 2018, 25 boys were born named Dirk, making Dirk the #4008th name more popular among boy names. In 1954 Dirk had the highest rank with 436 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Dirk?

Dirk is #4008th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Dirk more popular ?

The name Dirk was more popular in 1954 with 436 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Dirk

The last time a baby was named Dirk was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Dirk?

In 2020 there were 25 baby boys named Dirk.

Who is a famous person named Dirk?

There a several famous people named Dirk, for example actor Dirk Bogarde, director Dirk Campbell, actor Dirk Benedict.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Dirk?

A famous actor/actress named Dirk is Dirk Bogarde, starring in 4 movies, including The Singer Not the Song and Cast a Dark Shadow.

Who is a famous director named Dirk?

A famous director named Dirk is Dirk Campbell, who directed 4 movies, including I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle and Episode 1.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Dirk?

There are 3 actors named Dirk including Dirk Bogarde and Dirk Benedict who appeared in movies such as The Singer Not the Song and Ruckus.

How many famous directors are named Dirk?

There are 2 directors named Dirk including Dirk Campbell and Dirk Shafer who directed movies such as I Bought a Vampire Motorcycle and Circuit.