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Origin and popularity of the name DIETRICH


Dietrich : German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Theodoric (see Terry) composed of the elements theud ‘people race’ + rīc ‘power(ful) rich’. This surname is also found in some other European countries notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland. Compare Dedrick Deitrich Detrick and Tetrick.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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