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Desdemona meaning and name origin

Desdemona \d(e)-sdemo-na, des-de-mona\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Desdemona is "wretchedness". Literary: in Shakespeare's "Othello", Desdemona is the beautiful, innocent heroine, wrongly accused of adultery by her husband.

Desdemona has 1 variant form: Desmona.


Popularity of Desdemona

Desdemona is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Desdemona compared with its variant form and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Desdemona only.


Popularity of name Desdemona
Popularity of Desdemona

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