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First Name
15k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Deidre

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2k Deedra (Irish)
2k Diedre (Irish)

How popular is the baby 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 141 141 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 192 192 0
1958 167 167 0
1959 237 237 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 506 506 0
1971 376 376 0
1972 264 264 0
1973 291 291 0
1974 275 275 0
1975 271 271 0
1976 256 256 0
1977 283 283 0
1978 282 282 0
1979 316 316 0
1980 322 322 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 7 7 0
2015 6 6 0

Fun Facts about the name Deidre

  • How many people with the first name Deidre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,657 babies born with the first name Deidre in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deidre to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deidre? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Deidre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deidre is Tuesday, April 5th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Deidre born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deidre was in 1963 with a total of 542 babies.
  • Random Deidre Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deidre is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Deidre: Your name in reverse order is Erdied. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eedrid. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Deidre

Deidre And The Dark
Deidre Deedee Jenkins
Deidre Pujols
Deidre Mcphillips
Deidre Duncan
Deidre Hall
Deidre Hoffman
Deidre Jenkins
Deidre Kemp
Deidre Hunt
Deidre Parris

What does the name Deidre mean?

Dis for dependable, on you I can rely.

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Iis for impartial, a great arbiter

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Past life for Deidre born Dec 31, 1955

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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 Labrador approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

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 learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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