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pinWhat does Desire mean?

Desire /de-sire/ as a girls' name means "desired". Desire is an alternate spelling of Desiree (French, Latin): from DesiderÔta. Compare last name Dewire.


Desire has 2 variants: Desir and Desyre.

Desire has 11 more related forms via Desiree: Desarae, Desaree, Deseray, Desirae, Desirat, Desiray, Desirea, Desiri, Dezirae, Deziray and Deziree.

Kreatif forms: Deside, Desires, Dosire. [more]

pinHow popular is Desire?

Desire is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2592 out of 4276, Top 61%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#40690 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Desire and related names. Desiree (#700 from current records) and Desirae are the prominent variation forms of Desire (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Deziray, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Desire reached its highest 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.7%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.15%, down 78.6%), with versions such as Desiree falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Desirae, Desiree in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Desire and related baby names outside U.S.

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