Let’s be honest, Derrick looks like it was invented by someone who couldn’t decide between Derek and Rick. Whatever its origin, Derrick has come into its own and become pretty popular–especially among little boys who grow up to become professional athletes. Seriously, there are so so so many athletes sharing this name, it’s incredible.


  • english: People's ruler

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Basketball player Derrick Rose, Basketball player Derrick Williams, Basketball player Derrick Caracter, Baseball player Derrick Turnbow