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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)
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