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What does Dervla mean?

Dervla Pronunciation of Dervla [dervla] as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dervla is "poet's daughter". The source is "Deirbhile", an Irish Gaelic name.

Associated with: irish.


Dervla has 2 variants: Dearbhla and Deirbhealla.

Creative forms:
(female) Devla, Dorvla, ..

(male) Derda, Dervlade, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dervla Maelyn (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dervla?

Dervla is an uncommon first name for females. Dervla is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name statistics of Dervla for girls. Dervla has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriela, Arla, Beyla, Dalla, Darda, Darina, Darla, Davia, Dea, Deadra, Deana, Decca, Decia, Dedra, Deelia, Deirdra, Deja, Deka, Del, Dela, Delana, Delia, Delila, Delisa, Dell, Della, Delli, Delly, Delma, Delora, Demelza, Denell, Deonna, Derdre, Dereka, Derica, Derora, Derran, Deryn, Dessa, Detria, Deva, Deven, Devi, Devin, Devra, Devri, Devvin, Docila, Dorena, Dorina, Dorita, Dorota, Dorria, Dova, Gelila, Hella, Hermila, Karrla, Keila, Leila, Leyla, Mela, Mella, Merla, Merola, Neila, Nella, Neola, Nerola, Perla, Petula, Rella, Tesla and Verla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dervla.

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