Derek is a male name of English and Old German origin, derived from the same root as the Old German Theodoric,[1] meaning power of the tribe or ruler of the people. Variants recently revived are Deryk, Deric, Derak and the Dutch form Dirk, popularised by the actor Dirk Bogarde. In recent years it has been used occasionally as a family name, for example Bo Derek.

Levi (לוי; Standard Levy; Tiberian Lēwî; "attached", "joining") was, according to the Book of Genesis, the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite tribe of Levi (the Levites). Levi is a masculine given name. It means "joined to" in Hebrew.

Tedrick: # American meaning of the name TEDRICK for a boy:
* gift from God
# English meaning of the name TEDRICK for a boy:
* variation of Theodore, ruler of the people
# German meaning of the name TEDRICK for a boy:
* variation of Theodoric, ruler of the people


Definition: A patronymic surname meaning "son of Peter." The given name Peter is derived from the Greek "petros" meaning "stone."

Surname Origin: English, German

Alternate Surname Spellings: PETER, PETERSON

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