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Dierdre

What does Dierdre mean?

Dierdre Pronunciation of Dierdre [dier-dre] as a girls' name. Dierdre means "broken-hearted, sorrowful". Dierdre is a version of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic): also possibly "fear".

Variations

Dierdre has 1 variant: Derdre.

13 more related forms via Deirdre: Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Deedee, Deedra, Deedre, Deidra, Deidre, Deidrie, Deirdra, Diedra, Diedre and Diedrey.

Creative forms:
(female) Dardre, Dierde, ..

(male) Dierde, Dierne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dierdre Sasha (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dierdre?

Dierdre is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3731 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dierdre entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #1770 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Deedee, Deedra, Deidra, Deidre, Deirdra, Deirdre, Diedra and Diedre are the popular variation forms of Dierdre. These forms of Dierdre were at the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.06%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dierdre, Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Deedee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deedra, Deidra, Deidre, Deirdra, Deirdre in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dedie, Derine, Derora, Derry, Desire, Desyre, Diandra, Diandre, Didiere, Dielle, Diondra, Phedre and Tierre. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dierdre.

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