First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
On This Page

How to Pronounce Deirdra

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Deirdra?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Deirdra mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Deirdra

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Deirdra to us below

Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

I is for impress, for impress you will.

R is for resourceful, in any challenge that comes your way

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

R is for respect, earned through your actions

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

How popular is the baby name Deirdra in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 11 11 0
1945 7 7 0
1946 8 8 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 7 7 0
1953 5 5 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 8 8 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 16 16 0
1960 46 46 0
1961 56 56 0
1962 51 51 0
1963 38 38 0
1964 49 49 0
1965 34 34 0
1966 25 25 0
1967 46 46 0
1968 38 38 0
1969 49 49 0
1970 30 30 0
1971 45 45 0
1972 35 35 0
1973 40 40 0
1974 25 25 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 20 20 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 21 21 0
1981 27 27 0
1982 25 25 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 19 19 0
1986 27 27 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 11 11 0
1993 12 12 0
1994 8 8 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 5 5 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 10 10 0
2000 7 7 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2003 6 6 0
2005 6 6 0

Where is the name Deirdra popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Deirdra as a first name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Deirdra as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, California, or Illinois.

Fun Facts about the name Deirdra

  • How Popular is the name Deirdra? Deirdra is the 9,529th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Deirdra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,171 babies born with the first name Deirdra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Deirdra to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Deirdra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Deirdra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Deirdra is Saturday, August 11th, 1923.
  • What year had the most people named Deirdra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Deirdra was in 1961 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Deirdra Factoid: According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Deirdra is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1960.
  • Weird things about the name Deirdra: Your name in reverse order is Ardried. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iderrad. How do you pronounce that?

What Deirdras Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Deirdra born Jan 18, 1968

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 USA South-West approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Deirdra

Name poster for Deirdra(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • 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).