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551k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Debra

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Bee
  • #108 All Time
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741k Deborah (Hebrew)
29k Debora (Hebrew)
< 1k Devoria (Hebrew)

How popular is the name "Debra" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1914550
1915990
1916550
1917770
1918990
1919770
1920770
1922550
192310100
1924880
192511110
192612120
192712120
192812120
192917170
193017170
193116160
193226260
193337370
193451510
193552520
193656560
193779790
193860600
193975750
194085850
194198980
19421081080
19431021020
19442192190
19452072070
19464194190
19476816810
19481,1251,1250
19492,4022,3966
19506,1906,1819#59 girl name
195117,08517,06124#18 girl name
195226,87126,83536#9 girl name
195336,90436,85351#7 girl name
195445,96645,87888#6 girl name
195550,61550,54075#4 girl name
195648,39148,30289#2 girl name
195742,79542,72372#4 girl name
195835,60135,52180#6 girl name
195931,43831,37167#7 girl name
196026,81226,73775#8 girl name
196122,20322,15152#13 girl name
196220,64920,60445#15 girl name
196317,36317,32835#21 girl name
196415,37815,33048#24 girl name
196513,13613,10036#27 girl name
196611,28911,25831#35 girl name
196710,24410,22420#38 girl name
19689,1259,09332#38 girl name
19697,9877,95235#43 girl name
19707,2227,20022#47 girl name
19715,9525,93121#57 girl name
19724,6794,66316#66 girl name
19733,6743,65717#84 girl name
19743,1433,1376#94 girl name
19752,4532,4449
19762,0762,0706
19771,9711,9647
19781,8741,8740
19791,6961,6915
19801,5581,5580
19811,3501,3428
19821,3221,3139
19831,0921,0839
19841,0241,0195
19859159150
19867767760
19876416410
19886166160
19895555550
19905435430
19914774770
19923533530
19933573570
19943083080
19952582580
19962262260
19972132130
19982062060
19991871870
20001641640
20011431430
20021401400
20031231230
20041321320
20051031030
20061181180
20071201200
200888880
200981810
201073730
201164640
201266660
201347470
201453530

Want to know about the populiarty of Debra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 551,325 babies born with the name Debra in the United States. That's more than enough Debras to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Debra" was in 1955 with a total of 50,540 babies. (That's a lot of baby Debras)

According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Debra" ranks #31 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 273 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of 17,085 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Debra" mean?

Debra (English): Bee

The name "Debra" is of English origin and it means "Bee". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

B is for buddy, everyone is your pal.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Arbed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Bedar". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Debra popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Debra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Debra

Debra Messing

Debra Messing is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Debra was born in 1968 as Debra Lynn Messing in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Debra Winger

Debra Winger is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1976 to present. Debra was born in 1955 as Debra Lynn Winger in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, U.S.

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Camryn Manheim

Camryn Manheim is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Camryn was born in 1961 as Debra Frances Manheim in Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.

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Debra Paget

Debra Paget is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1948 to 1965. Debra was born in 1933 as Debralee Griffin in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Debbe Dunning

Debbe Dunning is an actress, model, and spokesperson with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Debbe was born in 1966 as Debra Dunning in Burbank, California, U.S.

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Madusa

Madusa is a professional wrestler. Madusa was born in 1964 as Debra Lewandowski in Milan, Italy.

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Past life for Debra born Oct 27, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 650. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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