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Baby name Deedee


Deedee is a modern baby girl’s name of Latin and English origin. Deedee was originally a nickname for names beginning with “D” but became popular in the mid 20th century as a name in its own right. One of the most iconic bearers of the name is the older sister of boy genius Dexter in “Dexter’s Laboratory”.

Meaning of the Name Deedee

Deedee is a baby girl’s name of English and Latin origin. Deedee is a diminutive of names that begin with “D”, most often Deanna or Diana. In Latin, Deedee means “heavenly, divine”. In English, Deedee can mean “valley” or “dean”. Deedee is often related to the name Diana. Diana was the Roman goddess of the moon, the hunt, and wild animals.

baby name Deedee


Nicknames for Deedee

Deedee evokes feelings of joy and kindness. Coming up with a nickname for someone named Deedee can be a little tricky, but we've compiled a list below of possible options for the Deedee in your life. Feel free to use one of ours on this list or create one unique to their personality.

  • Dee
  • Deputy
  • Eevee
  • Ede
  • Eedee

Deedee Name Details

Style: Modern

Gender: Deedee is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: DEE-DEE

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spellings for Deedee

  • Dede
  • Didi
  • Dee Dee
  • DD

Deedee Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Deedee is a popular baby girl’s name. Deedee was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1959 to 1971. It peaked at #739 in 1962.

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Great Middle Names for Deedee and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Deedee

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater (American jazz singer)
  • Dee Dee Warwick (American soul singer)
  • Dee Dee Davis (American actress)
  • Deedee Lynn Magno (American actress and singer)
  • DeeDee Ann Jonrowe (American dogsled racer)
  • Deedee Rodgers (film, “The Turning Point”)
  • Dee Dee (television, “Dexter's Laboratory”)
  • Dorcas “Dee Dee” Holloway (literature, “Big Nate” by Lincoln Peirce)
  • Deedee (literature, The Kill Order” by James Dashner)
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