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Meaning and name origin

Deyanira \de-yanira, deya-ni-ra\ as a girl's name is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Deyanira is "devastating, capable of great destruction". Greco-Roman mythology: the wife of Hercules, who managed to kill him by trickery.

Deyanira has 7 variant forms: Daianira, Dayanira, Deianira, Dellanira, Diyanira, Neera and Nira.

For more information, see also the related girl name Deja.


Deyanira is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Deyanira for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deyanira name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Deyanira and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Deja and Deyanira. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Deja, Deyanira in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Deyanira is also pronounced similarly to Danira and Deianeira. Another suggested similar baby name is Dejanira. Like Deyanira, these names are not commonly used.


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