Dick

Dick - A very unique male name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dick, meaning dominant ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #474. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dick? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dick. The baby boy name Dick was given to 5 baby boys in 1989, ranking #3080 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 372,313 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dick peaked in popularity 85 years ago in 1934 on position 141.



Famous with this name

Dick Cheney
Dick Durock
Dick Van Dyke


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Dick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dick is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,147 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,147.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dick is where you live.


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Dick origin and meaning

Dick is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means dominant ruler. To see famous people named Dick, pop culture references for the name Dick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dick

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dick, sorted by popularity.

Diego / Doug / Dax / Dickie / Dock / Duke / Desi / Dash / Doyce / Daisy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19893080
19832083
19792154
19741720
19731645
19721839
19711538
19701481
19691151
19681255
1967859
19661076
1965770
1964738
1963698
1962637
1961590
1960583
1959538
1958502
1957564
1956536
1955575
1954577
1953494
1952477
1951452
1950410
1949376
1948299
1947236
1946209
1945197
1944191
1943192
1942187
1941172
1940171
1939170
1938165
1937153
1936141
1935144
1934141
1933144
1932149
1931154
1930161
1929169
1928174
1927186
1926209
1925236
1924275
1923311
1922298
1921314
1920324
1919346
1918377
1917386
1916383
1915418
1914485
1913478
1912593
1911582
1910474

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2147

Even more about Dick


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dick a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dick?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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On chart
1934
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 372,313
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
1989 births +5

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