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Popularity
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Deidre

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1933 5 5 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 5 5 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 5 5 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 26 26 0
1945 62 62 0
1946 78 78 0
1947 108 108 0
1948 130 130 0
1949 140 140 0
1950 150 150 0
1951 138 138 0
1952 118 118 0
1953 127 127 0
1954 96 96 0
1955 129 129 0
1956 165 165 0
1957 191 191 0
1958 168 168 0
1959 236 236 0
1960 339 339 0
1961 455 455 0
1962 539 539 0
1963 542 542 0
1964 483 483 0
1965 389 389 0
1966 424 424 0
1967 380 380 0
1968 399 399 0
1969 420 415 5
1970 505 505 0
1971 377 377 0
1972 264 264 0
1973 291 291 0
1974 275 275 0
1975 272 272 0
1976 256 256 0
1977 284 284 0
1978 282 282 0
1979 316 316 0
1980 323 323 0
1981 277 277 0
1982 285 285 0
1983 307 307 0
1984 319 319 0
1985 344 344 0
1986 366 366 0
1987 373 367 6
1988 275 275 0
1989 214 214 0
1990 193 193 0
1991 283 283 0
1992 357 357 0
1993 208 208 0
1994 148 148 0
1995 131 131 0
1996 95 95 0
1997 103 103 0
1998 58 58 0
1999 70 70 0
2000 47 47 0
2001 46 46 0
2002 31 31 0
2003 36 36 0
2004 30 30 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 28 28 0
2007 15 15 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 11 11 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 6 6 0
2014 6 6 0

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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Deidre" is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 282 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Deidre popular?

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

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 enchant, for enchant you will.

I is for ideals, no higher!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Erdied". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dieder". 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 May 7, 1983

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 Korea approximately on 1750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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