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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Right-handed

Family name origins & meanings

  • South German : occupational name for a roofer, from Middle High German decke ‘covering’. Compare the later form Decker.
  • Dutch and North German : from the personal name Deck, a local pet form of Dutch Diederik (see Dederick) or German Dietrich.

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