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:

Latin: heavenly, divine
English: valley, dean

Origin 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”.

Symbolism of the name Deedee:

Deedee is often related to the name Diana. Diana was the Roman goddess of the moon, the hunt, and wild animals.

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Gender of the name Deedee:

Deedee is a girl's name.

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Emotion evoked from the name Deedee:

Deedee evokes feelings of joy and kindness.

Alternative spellings for the name Deedee:

Dede, Didi, Dee Dee

Nicknames for the name Deedee:

  • Dee

Popularity of the name Deedee:

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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Famous people with the name 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 in popular culture:

  • 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)