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.
Desdemona is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Desdemona for girls. Desdemona has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).