Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DIK-inz  [key·IPA]

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) Ritchie(Scottish) Prichard, Pritchard(Welsh)


Entry updated August 16, 2017