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Girl Name: Deianira

Name: Deianira
Pronunciation: \de(ia)-nira, deian(i)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: devastating, capable of great destruction
Origin: Spanish
Sounds Like: Daianira, Danira, Diyanira, Dayanira
Similar Names: Dejanira, Deandra, Diandra, Deeandra, Deiondra, Dellanira


Deianira \de(ia)-nira, deian(i)-ra\ as a girl's name is a variant of Deyanira (Spanish, Greek), and the meaning of Deianira is "devastating, capable of great destruction".

The baby name Deianira sounds like Daianira, Danira, Diyanira and Dayanira. Other similar baby names are Dejanira, Deandra, Diandra, Deeandra, Deiondra and Dellanira.


Deianira is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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