• 440 Dera


First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

How to Pronounce Dera

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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Dera mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Dera

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

Notable Persons Named Dera

Dera R is an athlete for the Persigar Garut.


Dera is an athlete for the Persigar Garut.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dera

Charles Dera is a famous individual. Charles was born on December 21st, 1978 in Philadelphia.


Andrzej Mikołaj Dera is a List of Sejm members (2005–07). Their most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present.


Mohamed Dera is a soccer player for the Rail Club du Kadiogo, US Monastir, FC Savit Mogilev, FC SKVICH Minsk, FC Neman Grodno, and Burkina Faso national football team. Mohamed was born on April 9th, 1986 in Ivory Coast.


Dera is an athlete for the Persigar Garut.


Where is the name Dera popular?

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Popularity of Dera as a last name

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Common last names for Dera

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dera U.S.
  White 53.79% 64.26%
  African American 19.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dera

People with the last name Dera are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Dera

  • How Popular is the name Dera? Dera is the 17,244th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dera was the 73,464th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 440 babies born with the first name Dera in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dera to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dera? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dera first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dera is Saturday, October 27th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Dera born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dera was in 1915 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Dera Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dera is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Dera: Your name in reverse order is Ared. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eadr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dera? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 264 people with the last name Dera.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dera? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dera as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.