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What does Dedra mean?

Dedra Pronunciation of Dedra [de-dra] as a name for girls. Dedra means "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Dedra is a version of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear".


Dedra has 6 variants: Deadra, Deedra, Deidra, Deidrie, Diedra and Diedrey.

10 more different relations via Deirdre: Dede, Dee, Deedee, Deedre, Deidre, Deirdra, Derdre, Didi, Diedre and Dierdre.

Creative forms:
(female) Dadra, Deda, ..

(male) Deda, Dedar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dedra Angel (D.A.), ..

How popular is Dedra?

Dedra is a very popular first name for females (#1763 out of 4276, Top 41%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dedra was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #799 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dedra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dedra outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Deirdre, Deirdra, Diedra, Diedre, Dierdre, Deidre, Deidra, Dede, Dee, Deedee, Deedra and Deadra are the popular related forms of Dedra. These relations of Dedra were popular as baby names 55 years ago (average #1122), but now, forms such as Dee have become somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dedra, Deadra, Dede, Dee, Deedee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deedra, Deidra, Deidre, Deirdra, Deirdre in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Diedra, Diedre, Dierdre in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dedra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adra, Ardra, Audra, Bera, Ceara, Cedra, Ceira, Cera, Daeira, Daira, Dara, Dea, Debora, Debra, Debrah, Decca, Decia, Decka, Dedie, Deetra, Deija, Deitra, Deja, Dela, Delara, Delia, Delma, Delora, Delta, Delya, Demia, Denia, Denna, Deona, Deondra, Deora, Derran, Desma, Detria, Detta, Devora, Devra, Dextra, Dobra, Doda, Doura, Dreda, Edra, Eydra, Fedora, Fedra, Jadra, Keara, Keira, Kera, Legra, Leora, Madra, Meara, Medora, Meera, Meira, Mera, Nedra, Needra, Pera, Seara, Sebra, Sidra, Teara, Tedra, Tera, Veira, Vera and Yeira. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dedra.

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