Name Deirdre Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Deirdre

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Deirdre is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Deirdre

Deirdre is a name of the Irish mythology. She fells in love with the young Naoise, but is supposed to become the wife of Conchobhar, the king of Ulster. She dies of a broken heart after Conchobhar killed Naoise and forced her to be his bride.

What is the meaning of the name Deirdre?

Deirdre means “daughter” (from Old Irish “der”), but as well “broken-hearted”, “raging” or “sorrowful”.

Pronunciation of Deirdre

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Popularity of the name Deirdre

The name Deirdre is ranked #12167 overall.

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