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What does Debra mean?

Debra Pronunciation of Debra as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Debra means "bee". Debra is a version of Deborah (Hebrew).




VARIANTS Dobra, Debrah, Debbra

RELATED FORMS VIA DEBORAH Deb, Debb, Debbee, Debbera, Debbey, Debbi, Debbie, Debby, Debee, Debera, Deberah, Debi, Debor, Debora, Debralee, Debriana, Debs, Devora, Devorah

(female) Dabra, ..

(male) Deer, ..

Debra Hadlee (D.H.), ..

How popular is Debra?

Debra is a very prominent first name for females (#39 out of 4276, Top 1%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#79115 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Debra entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #7 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Deb, Debbi, Debbie, Debbra, Debby, Debera, Debi, Debora, Deborah (#779 FROM RECENT DATA), Debrah and Devorah (#1566) are the prominent varying forms of Debra. These relations of Debra were at the peak of their popularity 7 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 4.59%) and are now much less popular (ADOPTION 0.03%, DOWN 99.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Debra, Deb, Debbi, Debbie, Debbra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Debby, Debera, Debi, Debora, Deborah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Debrah, Devorah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Abra, Bera, Ceara, Cera, Daeira, Daira, Dara, Darra, Dea, Deana, Decca, Decia, Decka, Dedra, Deedra, Deena, Deetra, Deidra, Deija, Deitra, Deja, Deka, Dela, Delara, Delfa, Delia, Della, Delma, Delora, Delya, Demia, Dena, Denia, Denna, Deona, Deora, Derora, Derran, Derry, Dessa, Detria, Detta, Deva, Devra, Devri, Dextra, Diedra, Dora, Doura, Drora, Fabra (see Fabia), Fedra, Hera, Keara, Keera, Legra, Leora, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Nedra, Neera, Nera, Pera, Sabra, Seara, Sebra, Sera, Teara, Tedra, Tera, Veera, Veira and Vera. These names tend to be less commonly used than Debra.

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