Over the past 110 years, 547 793 girls and 243 boys have been named Debra. The name Debra ranks 51th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Debra in 1926. The peak of popularity of the name Debra came in the 1950s and 1960s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.