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  1. Deirdre(ProperNoun)

    A beautiful, but suicidal woman.

  2. Deirdre(ProperNoun)

    The foremost tragic heroine in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Daughter of Fedlimid mac Daill. At birth, Cathbad foretold that she would be very beautiful, but that kings and lords would go to war over her. She committed suicide.

  3. Deirdre(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Irish.

    Deirdre, it seemed to him, was the most beautiful name in the world. But Mrs. Stanley had different views on nomenclature. She had never, she declared, heard so utterly preposterous a name. "Theatre and saltpetre are both spelt that way, Arthur; depend upon it, it is Deirder - a sort of peasant name like Darby and Biddy, a corruption of something else."

  4. Origin: From Irish , from Old Irish Derdriu.


  1. Deirdre

    Deirdre or Derdriu is the foremost tragic heroine in Irish mythology and probably its best-known figure in modern times. She is often called "Deirdre of the Sorrows." Her story is part of the Ulster Cycle, the best-known stories of pre-Christian Ireland.

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  1. derider

  2. redried

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Deirdre in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Deirdre in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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