Meaning : She who chatters, She Who Chatters,

Origin : Irish Mythology, Irish, English,

Pronunciation : DEER-drə (English), DEER-dree (English), DER-dre (Irish)  ,

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Deirdre Expression, Deirdre Soul Urge, Deirdre Inner Dream


Numerology information Deirdre:

numerologyName Number: 9 Meaning: Divine, God, Goodness, Truth, Unconditional love, Gift, Free will, Ideal, Whole, Endless


Additional information Deirdre:

additionalDeirdre Lovejoy, actress.

additionalCeltic Meaning: The name Deirdre is a Celtic baby name. In Celtic the meaning of the name Deirdre is: Sorrowful.

additionalAmerican Meaning: The name Deirdre is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Deirdre is: Sorrowful.

additionalGaelic Meaning: The name Deirdre is a Gaelic baby name. In Gaelic the meaning of the name Deirdre is: Raging.

additionalIrish Meaning: The name Deirdre is an Irish baby name. In Irish the meaning of the name Deirdre is: Raging, broken-hearted, or fear. The Deirdre of Irish and Scottish legend committed suicide after her lover's murder.

additionalScottish Meaning: The name Deirdre is a Scottish baby name. In Scottish the meaning of the name Deirdre is: Raging, broken-hearted, or fear. The Deirdre of Irish and Scottish legend committed suicide after her lover's murder.

additionalFrom the older Gaelic form Derdriu, meaning unknown, possibly derived from a Celtic word meaning "woman". This was the name of a tragic character in Irish legend who died of a broken heart after Conchobhar, the king of Ulster, forced her to be his bride and killed her lover Naoise. It has only been commonly used as a given name since the 20th century, influenced by two plays featuring the character: William Butler Yeats' 'Deirdre' (1907) and J. M. Synge's 'Deirdre of the Sorrows' (1910).


Definition funny of Deirdre:

urbanpossibly the coolest irish name ever

urban"i wish my name was deirdre, it's so cool"

urbanDeirdre or Derdriu is the foremost tragic heroine in Irish mythology. Her story is part of the Ulster Cycle. Deirdre was the daughter of Fedlimid mac Daill, a bard. When she was born, Cathbad the druid prophesied that she would be very beautiful, with twisted yellow tresses and mesmerizing grey-green eyes, but that kings and lords would go to war over her, and Ulster's three greatest warriors would be forced into exile for her sake. Conchobar mac Nessa, king of Ulster, decided to have her brought up in seclusion by Leabharcham, an old woman, and marry her when she was old enough. However, she met, fell in love with, and eloped with Naoise, a handsome young warrior, hunter and singer, accompanied by his two brothers--the sons of Uisnech. They fled to Scotland, but wherever they went the local king would try to kill Naoise and his brothers so he could have Deirdre. Eventually they ended up on a remote island, where Conchobar tracked them down. "Deirdre's Lament", drawing by J.H. Bacon, c.1905.He sent Fergus mac Róich to them with a message of safe conduct home, but on the way back to Emain Macha Fergus was waylaid, forced by his personal geis to accept any offer of hospitality. He sent them on to Emain Macha with his son to protect them. After they had arrived, Conchobar sent Leabharcham to spy on Deirdre, to see whether or not she had lost her beauty in her long years of travel. Leabharcham, trying still to protect Deirdre from a marriage to Conchobar, told him she had lost all her beauty. However, Conchobar had sent another spy, Trendhorn, who told him that Deirdre was as beautiful as ever, although not before having his eye put out by a silver chess piece, thrown by Naoise. The next day, Naoise and his brothers, Ardan and Ainle, faced Conchobar outside Emain Macha, aided by a few Red Branch Knights, before Conchobar evoked their oath of loyalty to him and had Deirdre dragged to his side. At this point, Éogan mac Durthacht threw a spear, killing Naoise, and his brothers were killed shortly after. Fergus and his men arrived immediately after this. He was outraged by this betrayal of his word, and went into exile in Connacht, and fought against Ulster for Ailill and Medb in Táin Bó Cúailnge (the Cattle Raid of Cooley). Frustrated by Deirdre's lack of love for him, Conchobar offered her to Éogan mac Durthacht, the man who'd murdered Naoise. She committed suicide by leaning out of her chariot and dashing her head against a rock. In some versions of the story, she died of grief.

urbanPoor Deirdre.

urbanthe hottest girl that ever lived

urbanThat girl is so sexy! Yeah man, her name must be Deirdre!

urban(dâr`drə, dēr`–) Proper N. from the Celtic heroine of "Deirdre and the sons of Uisnach", written in the 8th or 9th century, part of the Ulster Cycle. Popular in Scotland and Ireland. 1) A diminutive of der daughter, girl, "girly", "lass" 3) A diminuative of dér tear, "tear-let". 2) "Troubler" or "troublemaker". From the footnotes of James Stephens' "Deirdre". 5) A vitrified fort at Inverfarigaig on the eastern shore of Loch Ness, Dún Dearduil Deirdre's Fortress.


Expression information Deirdre:

expressionPeople with this name tend to be passionate, compassionate, intuitive, romantic, and to have magnetic personalities. They are usually humanitarian, broadminded and generous, and tend to follow professions where they can serve humanity. Because they are so affectionate and giving, they may be imposed on. They are romantic and easily fall in love, but may be easily hurt and are sometimes quick-tempered.


Soul information Deirdre:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner desire to use their abilities in leadership, and to have personal independence. They would rather focus on large, important issues, and delegate the details.


Songs about Deirdre:

songsDeirdre - The Beach Boys  

songsDeirdre of the Sorrows by Mychael Danna from the Album Hearts of Space: Universe 2

songsDeirdre Dances by Emmaus Way from the Album Rite 7

songsAr Éirinn Ní Neosfainn Cé Hí (For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name) (feat. Deirdre Connolly) by Cherish The Ladies from the Album Country Crossroads

songsDeirdre of the Sorrows by Mychael Danna from the Album Celtic Twilight

songsDeirdre by The Beach Boys from the Album Sunflower

songs3 Lullabies for Deirdre: Floating Gently by Anthony Byrne from the Album Buckley: 3 Preludes / Winter Music / Oileain

songsDeirdre's Sorrows by Donald Walters from the Album The Mystic Harp


Books about Deirdre:

booksDeirdre of the Sorrows by Cherime MacFarlane (Jun 14, 2014)

booksDeirdre (The Fires of Gleannmara series #3) by Linda Windsor (Mar 6, 2002)

booksDeirdre and Desire (Six Sisters Series Book 3) by M. C. Beaton (Jan 14, 2014)

booksDeirdre by William Butler Yeats and W. B. Yeats (Jan 1, 2011)

booksDeirdre by Miriam Newman (Sep 19, 2012)

booksDeirdre of the Sorrows by J. M. (John Millington) Synge (Mar 24, 2011)

booksDeirdre by James Stephens (Nov 13, 2009)


Movies about Deirdre:

moviesTap Less & Step More with Deirdre Morris 2009 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 10 mins Starring: Deirdre Morris Directed by: Greg Twombly

moviesA CELTIC TRILOGY: DEIRDRE'S CHOICE / MACHA'S CURSE / CERRIDWEN'S GIFT 1997 - Runtime: 50 mins Directed by: Rose Bond

moviesThe Wire - Temporada 5 Andre Royo; Deirdre Unrated -


Wiki information Deirdre:

Name source

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...

Deirdre Barlow
TV Character, Fictional Character

Deirdre Anne Barlow is a long-standing fictional character in the UK television ITV Granada soap opera, Coronation Street. Portrayed by actress Anne Kirkbride, the character first appeared onscreen during the episode that was aired on 20 November...