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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dera

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: African
  • Meaning: Destiny
  • #16675 All Time
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How popular is the name "Dera" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1893550
1897550
1900550
1903550
1904550
1907660
1911550
1913770
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191516160
191611110
191710100
1918990
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192011110
192112120
1923990
1925990
192612120
1927880
192810100
1930550
1932880
1933990
1934770
1935880
1936550
1941550
1943660
1945550
1946550
1947770
194810100
1952770
195411110
1955660
1956990
195811110
1959880
1960660
1961660
1963550
1964660
1965770
1967660
1969550
1975550
1977770
198015150
1981550
1988770
1989880
1991550
1992660
1994770
1998550
1999880
200110100
2009550

Want to know about the populiarty of Dera? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 439 babies born with the name Dera in the United States. That's more than enough Deras to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared in the year 1893 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dera" was in 1915 with a total of 16 babies.

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dera" is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of only 12 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Dera" mean?

Dera (African): Destiny

The name "Dera" is of African origin and it means "Destiny". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Ared". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Read". 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 Dera born Apr 7, 2008

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 Southern China approximately on 700. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Name poster for Dera

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