What does Diedre mean?
Diedre /die-dre/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Diedre is "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Diedre is an alternate spelling of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear". Diede is a familiar last name.
How popular is Diedre?
Diedre is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2879 out of 4276, Top 67%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Diedre (not ranked) are Deidre, Deirdre, Deidra, Deedee, Dee and Dedra. Variants like Deedra are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3953%) and is now much less, with the versions Dee, Deidra, Deirdre and Deidre becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Diedre and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)