What secrets hide behind “Derek” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Derek” is of German origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Kered.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Erkde.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Derek’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Derek is a name that evokes logical reasoning. You are possibly intelligent, intuitive, graceful, and even a psychic. Interest in spirituality and mysticism is a strong possibility in your quest for truth. Sometimes you are not friendly and do not like to spend time with other people. You’re the type of person who appreciates luxury and elegance.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Derek, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You prefer what works the best base on the system you have in place. It allows you to do things quickly and efficiently. You are down to earth and prefer structure over chaos. Your sense of determination is as solid as a rock.
Your most likely vocation: skilled worker in any field, historian, philosopher, poet, writer, counsellor, adviser.
Lucky colors: All shades of yellow, gold, and green
Lucky gem(s): Moonstone, cat’s-eye, pearl, any white stone
Lucky day(s): Saturday and Sunday
Lucky botanicals: Elder, blackberry, hops, juniper, linseed, grapes, all types of fruit juices
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“Derek” is the 68th most popular baby boy’s name in Maryland as reported in the 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 67 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1971. A total of 4,703 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1989 with a total of 8,362 babies. That’s a lot of baby Dereks.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Derek” was recorded 231,735 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Dereks to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 213,379.
The name first appeared in the year 1924 and given to six newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1970 with a rank of #77 nationwide and was registered 4,150 times as a baby boy’s name. Derek became a popular boy’s name in the state of South Dakota in the year 1987. It ranked #22 with 62 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1989 in the state of California with 809 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Hawaii for 43 years from 1952 to 1995 (may not be consecutive).
For the past six decades (1959 to 2018), the name “Derek” was recorded 226,766 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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