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Meaning of Deidre

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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.
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The name Deidre is very likely a(n) English variant of the name Deirdre.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Deirdre.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Deidre and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Deidre: Boys - Cullen, Girls - Lular, Both genders - Brogan, Casey, Corey, Daly, Darcy, Devin


The name Deidre is a variant of Deirdre. Other popular variants of the name Deirdre are: Deadra, Dede, Dedra, Deedra, Deedre, Deidra (English), Deidre (English), Diedra, Diedre, Diedrey, Dierdre


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" person.

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