Dietrich Family History
Dietrich Name Meaning
German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Theodoric (see Terry ) composed of the elements theud ‘people race’ + rīc ‘power(ful) rich’. This surname is also found in some other European countries notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine) and Poland. Compare Dedrick Deitrich Detrick and Tetrick .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press