What does Desire mean?
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. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Desire and related names. Desiree (#700 the previous year) and Desirae are the prominent variation forms of Desire (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in 1992 (usage of 0.7005%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.15%, down 78.6%), with the versions Desiree and Desirae becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)