Deke: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Deke

Deke

Pronunciation: DEEK (key)

Origin of the name Derek:

Derived from a short form of the obsolete Germanic Thiudoreiks, a compound name composed from the Old German elements thiuda (folk, people) and reiks (ruler, leader, king). The name was brought to England in the Middle Ages by Flemish cloth traders.

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