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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Deyanira
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Deyanira in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Deyanira:
Records indicate that 199 girls in the United States have been named Deyanira since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1993, when 199 people in the U.S. were given the name Deyanira. Those people are now 26 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Deyanira
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14 Positive Comments
"I love the name deyanira because is my name and I don't care if nobody knows how to say it or spell it I love my name =] so they just call me dj or dey and I'm cool with it" Feb. 13, 2011:
"my name is Deyanira when i was young in school no one knew how to pronounce my name my teacher use to call me deyanara or class mates dianita ,and it was hard when when they ask my name and i had to pronounce like 4times. they will be like uh prety but never heard of it & i never met someone whith that name but i like it because is unike ..PRETY NAME all u DEYANIRAS LOL cause is my name to" Oct. 2, 2010:
"my name is also deyanira i love my name i wouldnt want to change it bcuhz its unique and beatiful lol well my family and friends call me deyis or deedee i think its funny when sum people try to say my name bcuhz they say daisy or diana but im like no it day-yuh-nee-ruh I LOVE MY NAME DEYANIRA" Aug. 25, 2010:
"My name is DEYANIRA! its pretty awsome to be named this name cuz not only is it unique cuz barely anyone is named that but its a spanish name! Im PROUD of my name and i would not change my name for 1million dollars!" Apr. 8, 2009:
"My name is Deyanira and well after reading this I finally know what my name is known for. Many people dont say my name right..I am hispanic and well all of my teachers usually dont say it right...but they end up saying it right after a while! And people usually like my name cuz its unique and stuff. what my friends call me is Deya. I didnt use to like my name cuz of how they always said it wrong but now i do cuz its unique and theres no other Deyanira in my school!" Mar. 25, 2009:
"I LOVE MY NAME D-E-YA-NI-R-A I LUV IT BECAUSE NONE OF MY TEACHERS CAN SAY IT ONLY MY CLOSEST FRIENDS JUST CAUSE THEIR MEXICAN I HTINK IT MEKES ME UNIQUE CAUSE IM THE ONLY ONE AT WITH THAT NAME IM EAN THERES 10 ERICAS BUT ONLY ONE DEYANRIA I WOULDNT CHANGE EVER!!!" Feb. 16, 2009:
"dats ma name...2....n i say it day-ya-near-a (deyanira)..
i love my name..i never meant n e 1 wit it so im pretty unique =]...n plus she killed hercules...so deyanira's a strong name" Feb. 4, 2009:
"my name too..my nickname is Dee. I was also told that its a bible name but i have yet to find it... yeah i have seen all those meaning...does anyone know." Oct. 2, 2008:
"People ALWAYS say it wrong, but since It's my middle name, I really only use it at home. ^_^ I think even if this were not my name it would still be my favorite~! It's so unusual and I've never met anyone in person with the same name.
Also, after seeing origins and the whole "capabel of great destruction" bit it really only makes me like it even more..such a powerful name, right?" Sep. 1, 2008:
"This is my name. growing up no one could pronounce my name so they gave me a nickname "Dee" and it stuck but when i got to high school my math teacher refused to call me Dee so he started calling me "Deya" i love it. I love my name and its meaning when people as what is the meaning i say look it up because you will never believe me. Its powerful and makes me feel like i can do anything. lol" Aug. 27, 2008:
"My name is Deyanira and i pronounce it Dee-yah-knee-da! Im Hispanic and i think it sounds lovely in Spanish..i love my name, though no one can pronounce it, everyone usually loves it! its unique and strong." Aug. 20, 2008:
"That's my name too, and I LOVE it, yes.. it means "men's perdition" as well as capable of destruction, and yeah... Deyanira is the princess that Hercules married and then she killed him =)
aren't we powerful, ladies?" Jul. 16, 2008:
"i love my name now, but when i was younger i didnt even know how to pronounce it in english, and it didnt help that my teacher in 2nd grade called me diarrhea. But i love it now, because it is said that she was a beautiful woman for whom hercules faught for." Mar. 24, 2008:
"MY NAME IS DEYANIRA AND IS A COMMON NAME IN SPAIN AND lATINOAMERICA;ITS ORIGIN IS FROM THE GREEK MITHOLOGY;SHE WAS WIFE OF HERACLES" Mar. 9, 2008:
12 Neutral Comments
"My father name me dejanera and its the first name was exist in our country. I found the meaning or greek word of my name and it was the destruction of man.quite offensive but its just an opinion. Im happy for my name given to me." Aug. 16, 2019:
"My name is also deyanira, I️ grew up in the USA and I️ go by ?Dey? because in English I️ pronounce I️t as ?Dey- a - near- a? it?s pretty cool both my actual name and my nick name are very unique. I️m proud I️m one of the 199 people that have this name!!?" Dec. 4, 2017:
"I really love my name. It is not common and it is very feminine. People have a hard time pronouncing my name.So far, I have only met 2 people with this beautiful name." Dec. 6, 2010:
"my name is deyanira aswell, only i spell it DEYINEYRA, its pronouced the same. i took all my firends years too spell it and some of my family still cant say it" Nov. 2, 2010:
"my name is Deyanira, I didn't really liked my name because whenever people says the word diarrhea I get offended because i'm afraid people would call me diarrhea. Now that I've gotten older I have learned that my name is so unique and I love my name. oflen people would pronounce my name wrongly. Only my closest friends know how to spell it correctly. And for people who I meet they have known me as 'Nira'." Jun. 15, 2010:
"my name is deyanira i am 12 years old.i sort of like my name but the thing that i hate is that nobody can say it or spell it right only my family.for now on i am telling people that i know to call me "deya" because it is easy to say and it is cachy." Jun. 5, 2010:
"They call me Dee! Only my family and Spanish or
italian can pronounce my name correctly" Sep. 1, 2009:
"OMG, this is my name and it is pronounced "day ya knee ra" many people miss spell my name, im used to it. I have never met someone with the same name as my, and i would love to met them it would be awsome!!" Jun. 2, 2008:
"One of my childhood friends (born in 1964) was named Deyanira. None of the neighborhood kids could pronounce it properly in Spanish(it is "day ya knee da," as someone else posted), so we called her "Dianita." She now goes by Dee." May. 12, 2008:
"This is my name too. It is pronounced as "day ya knee da"....Im latino so thats how I got it. I was told it also means "she stirs up great passions" and it also means "devastating" lol" Apr. 16, 2008:
"this is my name. I have understood the my name had also come from the bible but no one has been shown or no can find it in the bible. I was curiouse to find someone who maybe able to find my name in bible." Jan. 27, 2008:
"This is my name. According to a google search it means "capable of great destruction" and Deyanira was the name of Hercules' wife. My name is pronounce Dejanera (like when you say dejavu) I know one other person with that name, but have met people that have told me they know someone with my name, but that it is rare" Dec. 7, 2007:
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