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Meaning and name origin

Desire \d(e)-si-re\ as a girl's name is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Desire is "desired". Desire is a variant of Desiree (French, Latin): from Desiderāta.


Desire has 2 variant forms: Desir, Desyre.


Desire is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2592 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Desire and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Desiree (#700). (2014 statistics).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Desiree outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Desarae, Desaree, Desirae, Desiray, Desirea, Desiri, Dezirae and Deziree. These names tend to be less commonly used than Desire.