Meaning and name origin
Deidra \de(id)-ra\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Deidra is "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Deidra is a variant of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear" or "raging woman".
Deidra is a very popular first name for females (#1012 out of 4276, Top 24%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Deidra for girls. Deidra reached its highest rank of #649 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).