First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dirie

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for ideals, no higher!

E is for eager, let's get started!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dirie

Waris Dirie is a model, social activists, author, actress, un special ambassador, and un special ambassador (1997–2003). She holds the title Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur and Chevalier of theLégion d'honneur. Waris was born in 1965 in Galkayo.


Ali Dirie is a reseller.


Asha Gelle Dirie is a Chairperson of the Constitutional Review, Implementation Commission, Minister of Women Development, Family Affairs of Puntland, Member of Parliament of Puntland, and Family Affairs ofPuntland. Asha was born in 1966 in Galkayo.


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Popularity of Dirie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dirie U.S.
  White 16.14% 64.26%
  African American 78.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dirie

People with the last name Dirie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dirie

  • How Popular is the name Dirie? As a last name Dirie was the 68,949th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dirie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dirie is Friday, January 1st, 1932.
  • How unique is the name Dirie? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dirie. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dirie: Your name in reverse order is Eirid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Deiri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dirie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 285 people with the last name Dirie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dirie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dirie as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Diries Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Dirie born Nov 7, 1942

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 Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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