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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Latin Desiderius, from desiderium, "desire, longing".

  1. A male given name, borne by two early French saints.

Notable Persons Named Didier

Didier Drogba is a soccer player for the Montreal Impact, SC Abbeville, Vannes OC, Levallois SC, Le Mans FC, En Avant de Guingamp, Olympique de Marseille, Chelsea F.C., Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., Galatasaray S.K. (football), and Ivory Coast national football team. Didier was born on March 11th, 1978 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Didier Ibrahim Ndong is a soccer player for the FC Lorient, CS Sfaxien, and Gabon national football team. Didier was born on June 17th, 1994 in Lambaréné.

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Didier Deschamps is a soccer player for the France national football team, Aviron Bayonnais FC, FC Nantes, Olympique de Marseille, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Juventus F.C., Chelsea F.C., Valencia CF, and France national under-21 football team. Didier was born on October 15th, 1968 in Bayonne, France.

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Didier Zokora is a soccer player for the FC Pune City, ASEC Mimosas, K.R.C. Genk, AS Saint-Étienne, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Sevilla FC, Trabzonspor, Akhisar Belediyespor, and Ivory Coast national football team. Didier was born on December 14th, 1980 in Abidjan.

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Didier Pironi is a formula one racer.

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Didier Marouani is an electronic music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1970. Didier was born in Monaco.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Didier

Clint Didier is a football player. Clint was born on April 4th, 1959 in Connell, Washington.

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Laurent was born on July 19th, 1984 in Dippach, Luxembourg.

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bishop of Cahors Saint Didier was a saint. bishop was born in 580 in Albi or Obreges. He died on November 15th, 0655.

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Charles was born on October 5th, 1935 in Brussels.

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Candice was born on January 15th, 1988 in Strasbourg.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 0 6
1964 5 0 5
1966 9 0 9
1967 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1973 7 0 7
1974 8 0 8
1975 9 0 9
1977 5 0 5
1982 9 0 9
1983 6 0 6
1984 5 0 5
1985 7 0 7
1986 12 0 12
1987 10 0 10
1988 9 0 9
1989 7 0 7
1990 8 0 8
1991 9 0 9
1992 7 0 7
1993 13 0 13
1994 7 0 7
1995 14 0 14
1996 14 0 14
1997 11 0 11
1998 8 0 8
1999 15 0 15
2000 12 0 12
2001 10 0 10
2002 21 0 21
2003 14 0 14
2004 23 0 23
2005 31 0 31
2006 26 0 26
2007 48 0 48
2008 43 0 43
2009 51 0 51
2010 46 0 46
2011 26 0 26
2012 37 0 37
2013 30 0 30
2014 37 0 37
2015 46 0 46
2016 43 0 43
2017 35 0 35

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Popularity of Didier as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Didier U.S.
  White 88.57% 64.26%
  African American 6.17% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Didier

People with the last name Didier are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Didier

  • How Popular is the name Didier? Didier is the 11,999th most popular name of all time. As a last name Didier was the 13,815th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Didier have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 816 babies born with the first name Didier in the United States. That's more than enough people named Didier to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Didier? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Didier first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Didier is Monday, November 18th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Didier born? The highest recorded use of the first name Didier was in 2009 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Didier Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Didier is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 10 babies in California have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Didier: Your name in reverse order is Reidid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Riiedd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Didier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,188 people with the last name Didier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Didier? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Didier as their last name since less than 1 person in 135k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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