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  1. #1
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    How to pronounce Deirdre?

    I like this name better as DEER-Dree, but some people say Deedree, Deedreh, or Deerdreh. What's your favorite?
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    I pronounce it DEEr-dree and I think that is the proper one.

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    "DEER-druh" and "DEER-dree" are both acceptable pronunciations in English. I knew a Deirdre when I was young and she pronounced it with the "dree" ending so that's my favourite pronunciation of the name.
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    Ive only ever heard Dee-Druh and don't care for it that way
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    I think DEER-druh is my favourite, though I like DEER-dree as well.
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