Origin:Irish
Popularity:11787
Meaning:broken-hearted or sorrowful
Deirdre as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin meaning "broken-hearted or sorrowful". In mythology, the name comes from a Celtic legend similar to "Tristan and Isolde". The Celtic Deirdre was the most beautiful woman in Ireland. She died of a broken heart.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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