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Debra - Meaning of Debra

What does Debra mean?

[ 2 syll. de-bra, deb-ra ] The baby girl name Debra is pronounced DEHBRaa- †. Debra's language of origin is Hebrew and it is used largely in the English language. Debra is a short form of the English, French, German, and Hebrew Deborah.

See also the related form, the Hebrew Devra.

Debra is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1955, 2.521% of baby girls were given the name Debra. It was #4 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a substantial drop in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly linked to Debra, Deborah was the most regularly used. The name Debra has primarily been a girl name, although it has also been given to boys in the last century. In 1960, 367 times more girls than boys were given the name Debra.

Baby names that sound like Debra include Debor, Devra (Hebrew), Devri, Dvorah (Hebrew), Debora (Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, and Spanish), Deborrah, Devora (Greek, Hebrew, Russian, Slavic, and Spanish), Devorah (Hebrew and Spanish), Débora (French, Portuguese, and Spanish), Dvoire (Yiddish), and Dvoyre (Yiddish).

† Pronunciation for Debra: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

A famous person named Debra is Actress, Debra Winger, born Mary Debra Winger May 16, 1955, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.


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