Dervla name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Irish and Gaelic
Usage: English
Pronunciation: d(e)-rv-la
Meaning: Daughter Ireland
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What does Dervla mean?

Girl name Dervla is originated from Irish and Gaelic, Dervla means "Daughter of a Poet" is used especially in English.

How do I pronounce Dervla?

The most common pronunciation of three syllabled Dervla is d(e)-rv-la. der-vla is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Dervla


Middle Names for Dervla

Zyna, Elle, Xoey, Jnae, Zelie, Tyia, view more middle names that goes with Dervla

Names that rhyme with Dervla

How popular is the name Dervla?

Dervla is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, in use since 1996, peaked in 1997 when it ranked 1666th. In Ireland, it has been in use since 1966 but could not make beyond the top 300.

Over 350 people have been named Dervla in Ireland. As per our findings, over 300 people has been named Dervla globally.


What numbers say about Dervla?

If you can buy it with money, it means it's cheap. You prefer to take advantage of people, but feel disappointed when someone takes you for granted. You can't stand being imprisoned by your feelings for someone. You would rather pretend that you don't have them. When it comes to career, you prefer to take the easier road but realize soon that it's not the best way. You can stare at a wall and not feel bored because of your busy mind.

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Sibling Names for Dervla

Looking for the perfect name to complement your little one's unique personality? Look no further than Dervla! Here are some sibling name suggestions that work well with this Irish gem:

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Famous people named Dervla

  • Dervla Murphy, Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books for over 40 years
  • Dervla Kirwan, Irish television and stage actress


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