Meaning of Deidre
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Deidre has the following meaning:
Sorrow and grief. This name manifests in Irish mythology as the most beautiful woman in Ireland, whose complicated love life became tragic, leading to several deaths, including her own. Its usage dates from the 1920s, and remains popular only in Britain. The beauty of the name outweighs its unauspiciousness, hence it still remains a considerably good choice for many parents.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Deidre is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Deidre in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Deidre is a variant of Deirdre
. Other popular variants of the name Deirdre are: Deadra
We think the name Deidre should fall under the following style category: The 70's
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Deidre to be: A quiet girl who is a romantic
In one word, you might describe Deidre as a(n) "romantic
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