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Gender: Male Pronunciation: dee-DYAY Meaning of Didier: "desired, beloved" Origin of Didier: French

The name Didier is a boy's name of French origin meaning "desired, beloved". Didier and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Didier is kind of a Desiree for boy--a lively, confident name that's widely used in France and has definite possibilities here. It's the name of an early French saint.

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Famous People Named Didier

Didier Malige, French hairstylist
Didier Yves Drogba, Ivorian footballer
(Déguy Alain) Didier Zokora, Ivorian footballer
Didier Claude Deschamps, French football manager
Didier Six, French footballer
Didier Joseph Louis Pironi, French racing driver
Didier Guillaume, French Senator
Didier Theys, Belgian racing driver
Didier Boulaud, French Senator
Didier Borotra, French Senator

Pop Culture References for the name Didier

Chef Didier, character in movie "Last Holiday"
Didier Levy, character in the book "Shantaram"
French form of Desiderius (see also Desiderio)