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What does Deedee mean?

Deedee Pronunciation of Deedee [deedee] as a name for girls is of Welsh and Latin origin, and Deedee means "swarthy; broken-hearted, sorrowful; pleasure, delight; divine". Deedee is a version of Dee (Welsh). Deedee is also a variant of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear". Deedee is also used as a variant of Delicia (Latin), Diana (Latin) and Didi.

Associated with: pleasure (joy).

Variations

Deedee has 1 variant: Dedie.

20 more related forms via Dee, Deirdre, Delicia, Diana, Didi: Deadra, Deane, Dede, Dedra, Deeana, Deeane, Deeann, Deedra, Deedre, Deidra, Deidre, Deidrie, Delice, Delise, Delyse, Derdre, Diedra, Diedre, Diedrey and Dierdre.

Creative forms:
(female) Dadee, Deeda, ..

(male) Deedes, Deedi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deedee Leah (D.L.), ..

How popular is Deedee?

Deedee is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3331 out of 4276, Top 78%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Deedee entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #885 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Deedee rated in the Top 2000 are Diana (#295 in recent rankings), Delicia, Deidre, Deirdre, Diedra, Dierdre, Diedre, Deidra, Deedra, Dede, Deane, Dedra, Dee, Deeann and Deadra. Other variants, like Delise, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Deedee reached its highest 8 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.06%, down 84.1%), with forms such as Dee becoming somewhat outmoded.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dee, Deeann, Deedra, Deidra, Deidre in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Deedee is alike in pronunciation to Dodee, Dodey and Dodie. Other recommended names are Amadee, Amedee, Beckee, Beebee, Bradee, Cheree, Cyndee, Daicee (see Dacey), Dannee, Darbee, Debbee, Debee, Deelia, Deena, Deenya, Deetra, Delane, Delene, Delie, Deline, Demee, Demeter, Dene, Denese, Deney, Denice, Deniece, Dennet, Dennie, Denyce, Denyse, Deren, Derine, Desire, Desyre, Devenne, Devinee, Dixee, Dustee (see Dusty), Geegee, Haidee, Heidee, Hydee, Indee, Irelee, Jaidee, Jeanee, Jodee, Judee, Kadee, Kaedee, Kaelee, Kaidee, Kaydee, Kelsee, Kenadee, Keree, Leelee, Lindee, Lyndee, Meemee, Melodee, Penee, Randee, Renee, Saidee, Selbee, Sheree, Syndee, Terree, Tuesdee and Wendee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Deedee.

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