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What does Desi mean?

Desi Pronunciation of Desi [de-si] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and Desi means "desired". Desi is an alternate form of Desiderio (Latin): from Desiderāta.


Desi has 1 variant: Dezi.

2 more alternative forms via Desiderio: Deri and Derito.

Creative forms:
(male) Dasi, Dessi, ..

(female) Deise, Desy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Desi Theron (D.T.), ..

How popular is Desi?

Desi is an unusual given name for men. Desi is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Desi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1156 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Desi name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Desi is alike in pronunciation to Dacy. Other suggested similar names are Dai, Dani, Davi, De-, Dean, Decio, Dee, Deen, Deke, Del, Deli, Dell, Den, Dene, Denis, Deon, Deric, Derik, Deriq, Derk, Des, Destin, Deus, Dev, Devin, Dewi, Dewie, Dex, Dexy, Deyn, Kasi, Kosi and Kwesi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Desi.

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