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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DIK-inz
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Meaning & History

From the medieval given name Dicun, a medieval diminutive of DICK (1). A famous bearer of this surname was the English writer Charles Dickens (1812-1870).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRichard(Dutch) Richard(French) Richard(German) Prichard, Pritchard(Welsh)
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