girl name Deirdre
 

Baby Girl Names - Deirdre


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The name Deirdre is of Irish Gaelic origin, and means fear or anger.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Deirdre has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Deirdre
Use of the Name Deirdre for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
14,622 13,095 2,234 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Deirdre has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Deirdre first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1944, which is the first year shown on the table.  Deirdre last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1990, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Deirdre
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194494867  
194585178  
1946743120  
1947689149  
1948707140  
1949754130  
1950711145  
1951751138  
1952638193  
1953666182  
1954689185  
1955647207  
1956569274  
1957552300  
1958600272  
1959501378  
1960402568  
1961333791  
1962345751  
1963371675  
1964351721  
1965400543  
1966384560  
1967412508  
1968387561  
1969370631  
1970424522  
1971451455  
1972501351  
1973525319  
1974555303  
1975611259  
1976597268  
1977684229  
1978747207  
1979770208  
1980705240  
1981774211  
1982672264  
1983767208  
1984842183  
1985847191  
1986881188  
1987830210  
1988941178  
1989987175  
1990990186  
Totals:  14,622 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Deirdre as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Deirdre appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 47 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Deirdre