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Desiree meaning and name origin

Desiree \d(e)-si-ree\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEZ-a-ray. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Desiree is "much desired". The Puritans used Desire as a given name. Literary: a popular novel published in the 1960s traced the biography of the French Désirée Clary from poverty in Marseilles to the throne of Sweden. Often spelled phonetically to ensure the French pronunciation.

Desiree has 15 variant forms: Desarae, Desaree, Deseray, Desideria, Desir, Desirae, Desirat, Desiray, Desire, Desirea, Desiri, Desyre, Dezirae, Deziray and Deziree.

For more information, see also the related name Didiane.

A baby name that sounds like Desiree is Tesora.

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Popularity of Desiree

Desiree is a very popular first name for women (#425 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Desiree
Popularity of Desiree