Origin: Irish Gaelic

Meaning: “sorrowful”

Best Nicknames:
Dede, Dee, DeeDee, Didi

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Deadra, Dedra, Deedra, Deedre, Deidra, Deidre,
Deidrie, Deirdra, Derdre, Diedra, Diedre, Dierdre

Deirdre TV and Movie Quotes:
“Good looks are a curse, Deirdre. You and Kenneth should
count yourselves lucky.” Coronation Street (1960 TV Series)
“Deirdre. My Drift-rock darlin’. My Irish Creme. My destiny.”
Andromeda: Harper 2.0 (2001)
Hey Deirdre, what’s up? The Supermarket (2009)

Famous people named Deirdre or its variations

1. Deirdre Shannon, Irish singer (born Deidre Gilsenan)
2. Deirdre Lovejoy (b. 1962), American actress
3. Deirdre Coleman Imus (b. 1964), American author, philanthropist

Destiny Middle Names:
Deirdre Bryony
Deirdre Emanuelle
Deirdre Joy
Deirdre Mercedes
Deirdre Nicole

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  1. Rita says:

    Lorenzo Odone’s aunt is named Deirdre.
    I like the nickname DeeDee.

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