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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.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
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute