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What does Diedre mean?

Diedre \di(ed)-re\ as a name for girls is of Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Diedre is "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Diedre is a variation of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear" or "raging woman".


Diedre has 2 variants: Deedre and Deidre.

Diedre has 14 more different forms via Deirdre: Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deedra, Deidra, Deidrie, Deirdra, Derdre, Didi, Diedra, Diedrey and Dierdre.


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 (#unlisted) are Deidre, Deirdre, Deidra, Deedee, Dee and Dedra. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dedra, Dee, Deedee, Deidra, Deidre, Deirdre in U.S.

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