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


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Fun Facts about the name Dera

  • How many people with the first name Dera have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 439 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 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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 1920.
  • 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 Adre. 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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Popularity of Dera as a first name

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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

Entire United States

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.


Origin and Meaning of Dera

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Dera

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dera

Charles Dera

Charles Dera is an adult biography. Charles was born in 1978 in Pennsylvania.


What does the name Dera mean?

Dis for direct, you get to the point

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Ais for action, something to take now

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