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Debbie is derived from a word meaning bee
Gender Female
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning Honey bee
Other names
Related names Deb, Debs, Debra, Deborah

Debbie (or Debby or Deb) is a feminine given name, commonly but not always short for Deborah (or Debra and related variants). The word is derived from a word meaning "bee" in Hebrew.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

For people named Debbi, see Debbi.

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Debbie Benton, the eponymous lead in the film, Debbie Does Dallas
  • Debbie Dean (portrayed by Jodi Albert), a character in the British soap opera, Hollyoaks
  • Debbie Dingle (portrayed by Charley Webb), a character in the British soap opera, Emmerdale
  • Debbie Downer, character on Saturday Night Live portrayed by Rachel Dratch
  • Debbie Gallagher (portrayed by Rebecca Ryan), one of the lead characters in British television drama, Shameless
  • Debbie Galardi (portrayed by Shelley Hennig) in the 2014 horror film Ouija
  • Debbie Ann Starling Pierce (mother of Cara Deborah Pierce from The 39 Clues)
  • Debbie Jacobsen (mother of Quentin Jacobsen from Paper Towns)

Songs about Debbie[edit]

  • "Debbie" by R. Stevie Moore from the album Everything You Always Wanted To Know About R. Stevie Moore But Were Afraid To Ask
  • "Debbie," one of two new songs, and the only single released, from the B-52s' 1998 compilation album Time Capsule: Songs for a Future Generation

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]