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TypeSurname (from given name)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.DIK-in-sən
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Meaning & History

Means "son of Dicun", Dicun being a medieval diminutive of DICK (1). American poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a famous bearer.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRichard Dutch Richard French Richard German Prichard, Pritchard Welsh
Entry updated August 16, 2017