Deidre

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

What does the name Deidre mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Deidre

"Deidre" is a name 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.

Notable Persons Named Deidre

Deidre Hall is a leading somebody. Her career lasted from 1970 to 1970. Deidre was given the name Deidre Ann Hall on October 31st, 1947 in Milwaukee.

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Deidre Brock is a for Edinburgh North, Leith, Member of Parliament, and forEdinburgh North. Deidre was born on November 23rd, 1954 in Perth.

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Deidre Downs is a resident physician in obstetrics, gynecology, obstetrics, gynaecology, and resident physician inobstetricsandgynecology. She holds the title Miss Alabama 2004, Miss America 2005, and Miss Alabama2004. Deidre was born on July 7th, 1980 in Alabama.

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Deidre Goodwin is an actor and actress. Deidre was born on September 15th, 1969 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.

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Deidre Henderson is an influential person.

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Deidre Behar is a producer, host at entertainment tonight, entertainment tonight, and host atentertainment tonight. Deidre was born Deidre Behar in 29.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Deidre

Dear Deidre is a journalist.

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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 255 255 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
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Deidre as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Deidre

  • How Popular is the name Deidre? Deidre is the 1,998th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Deidre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,661 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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deidre is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1986.
  • 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 Drieed. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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