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


Deirdre is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the 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 does the name Deirdre mean?

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 #12219 overall.

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