Deirdre

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Deirdre

Deirdre

Sorrows

From a Celtic legend, Deirdre was referred to as ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’. She was a tragic heroine sometimes seen as a symbol of the fate of Ireland under British rule.

Meaning:

Sorrows

Origin:

Irish

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

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