Word Origin and History for theodric
masc. proper name, from Late Latin Theodricus, from Gothic, literally "ruler of the people," cf. Gothic þiuda "people" + *reiks "ruler." For spelling, see Theobald.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for theodric
Theodric, king of the Franks, is mentioned in the same poem (v. 24).
Among these were the realms of Guthhere and Theodric, and in part also that of Attila.
He still clings with a certain faith to Theodric; and declines to perceive any palpable failure even in the Pilgrim of Glencoe.
Four years later appeared his “Theodric”, a not very successful poem of domestic life.
Hygelac again was a contemporary of Theodric; while Wolfdietrich, if he is rightly identified with Theodberht, died in 548.