Dierdre name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Celtic and Old Irish
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Dierdre di(e)-rd-re
Meaning: Sorrowful, Beautiful, Woman, Ancient, King, Young Girl and Raging
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What does Dierdre mean?

Infrequent girl name Dierdre is used commonly in English is originated from Celtic. Dierdre is a version of widespread Deirdre. Infrequent Celtic and Old Irish Deirdre, meaning of Deirdre is "Ancient, Sorrowful and Woman" is used commonly in English and Gaelic.

How do I pronounce Dierdre?

The proper pronunciation of three syllabled Dierdre is di(e)-rd-re. Some people pronounce it as dier-dre.

Variants of Dierdre

Deirdre, Deadra

Middle Names for Dierdre

Gertie, Claira, view more middle names that goes with Dierdre

How popular is the name Dierdre?

Dierdre is a familiar baby name in United States, it had been in use since 1941 and was last seen in 2009, during its 58 years of usage, it was able to reach the top 2000 names.

In 1961, it ranked 1418th when 62 girl were named Dierdre. Over 1116 people have been named Dierdre in United States. Dierdre is a rare baby name in Ireland, chances of it being still in use are very slim as it was last seen in 1968.

Also, Dierdre is a familiar name in England. As per our estimate, over 1000 babies have been bestowed Dierdre around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Dierdre?

You want to prove to yourself and others that you can be successful in anything you chose to be. Once you put your mind to something, there's no letting go until you get it done. In love, you act childish and don't care much about the feelings of your partner because you start relationships without falling in love first. Once you fall in love, everything changes. You dream of living in a more humane society.

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  •  Toletus is used principally in Swedish has its origin in Celtic is given to boys. Toletus is Latin form of Tord
  •  Kailey - Originated from Celtic and Old Irish, Renowned Kailey mainly bestowed upon both sexes, Kailey means "Descendant of Caollaidhe or Keeper of the Keys" is primarily used in English and Arabic
  •  Naal substantially is used in Hindi is rooted from Celtic, a baby boy name, meaning of Naal is "Name of a Saint or A Celebrated Birth"
  •  Gwenaëla - Gwenaëla's meaning is White or Happy or Angel came from Celtic

Sibling Names for Dierdre

Looking for sibling names that go well with the baby name "Dierdre"? Look no further! We've compiled a list of 10 gorgeous names that complement and enhance the unique beauty of Dierdre. Whether you're looking for classic or contemporary options, we've got you covered. Check them out below!

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Famous people named Dierdre

  • Dierdre Lewis in Jesus' Son as Actress
  • Dierdre Reimold in The Wolf of Wall Street as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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