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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dera

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: African
  • Meaning: Destiny
  • #16675 All Time
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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 5 5 0
1897 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1903 5 5 0
1904 5 5 0
1907 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 16 16 0
1916 11 11 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 12 12 0
1923 9 9 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 10 10 0
1930 5 5 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 5 5 0
1941 5 5 0
1943 6 6 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 10 10 0
1952 7 7 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 9 9 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 6 6 0
1963 5 5 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 7 7 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 5 5 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 8 8 0
1991 5 5 0
1992 6 6 0
1994 7 7 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 8 8 0
2001 10 10 0
2009 5 5 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

African

Origin and Meaning of Dera

The name "Dera" is of African origin, and it means "Destiny". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

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 "Erda". 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 Jan 28, 2006

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 Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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