Surname statistics for Derrick

There are approximately 4,195 people named Derrick in the UK. That makes it the 2,482nd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 66 are named Derrick.

Frequency Comparisons
TotalRankFrequency %Per million people
Great Britain
United Kingdom (current)41952482N/A66
United Kingdom (1881 census)167825760.00656
Change since 1881+2517+94+0.001+10
Other Countries
United States91823554N/A34


People with the surname Derrick are slightly more likely to be politicians than the average member of the population. When they do become politicians, they are most likely to be elected as Conservative.

As of the most recent set of elections, the political parties represented by politicians called Derrick are:

  1. Conservative (2)
More stats for the politics nerds!

Top male forenames

Andrew Derrick
Peter Derrick
John Derrick
Michael Derrick
Anthony Derrick
Craig Derrick
David Derrick
Brian Derrick
Richard Derrick
Matthew Derrick
Gary Derrick
Lee Derrick
Stephen Derrick
Steven Derrick
Paul Derrick
Robert Derrick
James Derrick
Keith Derrick
Ian Derrick
Stuart Derrick

Top female forenames

Lisa Derrick
Julie Derrick
Alison Derrick
Helen Derrick
Claire Derrick
Karen Derrick
Rachel Derrick
Sandra Derrick
Susan Derrick
Jacqueline Derrick
Lynn Derrick
Margaret Derrick
Anne Derrick
Caroline Derrick
Heather Derrick
Amanda Derrick
Christine Derrick
Joanne Derrick
Jackie Derrick
Emma Derrick


  • Total is the total number of people with that surname.
  • Rank is the position in the list of names ordered by total (eg, a rank of 1 means that it's the most common name, and a rank of 10 means it's the tenth most common, etc).
  • Frequency is the percentage of people with that surname.
  • Per million people is the number of people with that surname per million of the population.

All of these are approximate figures, and the current figures especially so. The 1881 census figures are correct for what was recorded on the census, but we don't really know how accurate it was. At least, though the 1881 figures won't change, as it's a snapshot of a point in time. The current figures, by contrast, are variable according to births, deaths, migration and marriages, so the values shown here are only a best approximation to whatever was the case when the underlying data was collated and will not be the same as whatever the values are right now.

'N/A' indicates that we don't have data for this name in that country or time (usually because it's quite uncommon there and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one there with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the UK as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.