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Ranked #108


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 6 (Ranked #4055).

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 dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Arbed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eadrb". 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.

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


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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Debra" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of only 140 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Debra

Debra Messing

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


Debra Winger

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


Camryn Manheim

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


Debra Paget

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


Debbe Dunning

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



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


Past life for Debra born Jul 6, 1969

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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