Derek as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Derek?

We estimate that there are 223,777 people named Derek who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Derek is the 119th most common for men, and the 245th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Derek?

The average person named Derek is 33.72 years old.

Is Derek a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,147 people named Derek were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 298th most popular name for boys, and the 590th most popular overall.

The popularity of Derek peaked in 1982, when it was the 50th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Derek a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Derek is almost exclusively a male name. 99.6% of people named Derek are male.

Popularity of Derek in England

In 2020, Derek was the in England and Wales.