Meaning and Name Origin
Desdemona \d(e)-sdemo-na, des-de-mona\ as a girls' 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: Desmona.
Desdemona is an unusual first name for women. Desdemona is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Desdemona for girls. Desdemona has not been recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)