The name Derek is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Derek is: Gifted ruler. People ruler.Old German TheodoricFamous bearer: Derrick was a 17th century hangman at Tyhurn, whose name became synonymous with 'gallows' and now refers to a type of crane.'Gifted ruler.' From Theodoric.
The name Derek is a German baby name. In German the meaning of the name Derek is: Gifted ruler. From Theodoric.
The name Derek is a Teutonic baby name. In Teutonic the meaning of the name Derek is: Rules the people.
The name Derek is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Derek is: Gifted ruler. From Theodoric.
SoulUrge Number: 1
People with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details.
expression Number: 7
People with this name are excellent at analyzing, understanding, and learning. They tend to be mystics, philosophers, scholars, and teachers. Because they live so much in the mind, they tend to be quiet and introspective, and are usually introverts. When presented with issues, they will see the larger picture. Their solitary thoughtfulness and analysis of people and world events may make them seem aloof, and sometimes even melancholy.