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Popularity
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Deidre

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Irish
  • #1927 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
2k Deedra (Irish)
2k Diedre (Irish)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1933550
1934770
1935550
1936660
1937550
1938550
1940770
1941660
1942880
1943770
194426260
194562620
194678780
19471081080
19481301300
19491401400
19501501500
19511381380
19521181180
19531271270
195496960
19551291290
19561651650
19571911910
19581681680
19592362360
19603393390
19614554550
19625395390
19635425420
19644834830
19653893890
19664244240
19673803800
19683993990
19694204155
19705055050
19713773770
19722642640
19732912910
19742752750
19752722720
19762562560
19772842840
19782822820
19793163160
19803233230
19812772770
19822852850
19833073070
19843193190
19853443440
19863663660
19873733676
19882752750
19892142140
19901931930
19912832830
19923573570
19932082080
19941481480
19951311310
199695950
19971031030
199858580
199970700
200047470
200146460
200231310
200336360
200430300
200520200
200628280
200715150
200811110
200911110
2010880
201112120
2012660
2014660

Want to know about the populiarty of Deidre? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,651 babies born with the name Deidre in the United States. That's more than enough Deidres to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Deidre" was in 1963 with a total of 542 babies.

According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Deidre" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 83 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1962. Across the entire United States a total of only 539 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Deidre" mean? The list below shows the origins of Deidre as well as things modernly associated with the name Deidre such as celebrities named Deidre.

Irish

Origin and Meaning of Deidre

The name "Deidre" is of Irish origin, and it means "Melancholy. A variant of the older name Deirdre In Celtic legend Deirdre died of a broken heart". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for elegant, born within you.

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

Past life for Deidre born Oct 26, 1947

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 Alaska approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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