What does Debra mean?
Debra /de-bra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Debra's root is Hebrew, and Debra means "bee". Debra is a version of Deborah (Hebrew). Compare surname Debro.
Debra▼ has 20 more related forms via Deborah: Deb, Debb, Debbee, Debbera, Debbey, Debbi, Debbie▼, Debby▼, Debee, Debera, Deberah, Debi, Debor, Debora▼, Debralee, Debreanna, Debriana, Debs, Devora and Devorah.Kreatif forms: Dabra, Dibra. [more]
How popular is Debra?
Debra is a very prominent first name for females (#39 out of 4276, Top 1%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Debra for girls. Debra entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #7 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debby, Debi, Debora, Deborah (#753 last year) and Debrah are the prominent varying forms of Debra. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5753%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0274%, down 95.2%), with the forms Debbie, Debby, Debora, Deborah and Debra becoming somewhat dated. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Debra and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)