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Girl Name: Dierdre

Name: Dierdre
Pronunciation: \di(e)-rd-re, dier-dre\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: broken-hearted, sorrowful
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Derdre, Deirdra
Similar Names: Diedre, Diandre, Diedrey, Diedra, Deidre, Deedre
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3731


Dierdre \di(e)-rd-re, dier-dre\ as a girl's name is a variant of Deirdre (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Dierdre is "broken-hearted, sorrowful".

The baby name Dierdre sounds like Derdre and Deirdra. Other similar baby names are Diedre, Diandre, Diedrey, Diedra, Deidre and Deedre.


Dierdre is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3731 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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