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Deirdra

What does Deirdra mean?

Deirdra Pronunciation of Deirdra [deirdra] as a girls' name means "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Deirdra is an alternate form of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear".

Variations

11 alternative forms via Deirdre: Deadra, Dedra, Deedra, Deedre, Deidra, Deidre, Deidrie, Derdre, Diedra, Diedre and Dierdre.

Creative forms:
(female) Deirda, Deirra, ..

(male) Deirdel, Deirdo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deirdra Shay (D.S.), ..

How popular is Deirdra?

Deirdra is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Deirdra is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Deirdra was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #1780 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Deirdra appearing in the Top 2000 are Deadra, Dedra, Deedra, Deidra, Deidre, Deirdre, Diedra, Diedre and Dierdre. Other forms, like Derdre, are uncommon. These relations of Deirdra were favored in the 1960s (adoption of 0.06%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deirdra, Deadra, Dedra, Deedra, Deidra in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Belindra (see Belinda), Berura, Cearra, Ceira, Daeira, Daira, Darda, Darra, Deanda, Deandra, Deandrea, Deandria, Debbera, Debbra, Debera, Debora, Debra, Deeandra, Deetra, Deianira, Deija, Deiondra, Deionna, Deitra, Delandra, Delinda, Delmira, Delora, Demetra, Demitra, Deondra, Deora, Dereka, Derica, Derinda, Derora, Derran, Derrica, Derry, Dervla, Desirea, Detria, Devondra, Devora, Dextera (see Dextra), Dextra, Diandra, Dinora, Drora, Dyandra, Eidra, Fedra, Jaidra, Jeondra, Keandra, Kefirra (see Kefira), Keira, Kendra, Kerra, Kindra, Kirra, Leandra, Leiandra, Leondra, Meira, Mirra, Neddra, Nedra, Needra, Searra, Sidra, Tedra, Terra, Veira and Yeira. These names tend to be more commonly used than Deirdra.

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