What does Desiderius mean?
Desiderius /de-sid-eri-us/ as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Desiderius means "desired". Desiderius is a variant form, with the suffix -us, of Desiderio (Latin): from Desiderāta. See also Erasmus.
(male) Dowsiderius, ..
(female) Desidericie, ..
How popular is Desiderius?
Desiderius is a rare first name for men. Desiderius is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular alternative form of Desiderius (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Erasmus. Other forms, like Desideratus, are uncommon. This form of Desiderius reached the top of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 (#1244). Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the boy name Desiderius and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar names are Andrius, Aricelius, Arsenius, Basilius, Belisarius, Cecilius, Damarius, Dametrius, Darius▼, Darrius▼, Decimus, Dedalus, Dedric, Dedrick, Delius, Demarcus, Demarkus, Demetris, Demetrius, Demitri, Demitrios, Demitrius, Denies, Derrius, Destrie, Deveraux, Devereux, Diderot, Diederick, Dieric (see Dirk), Dierick, Dimetrius, Dimitrios, Dimitrious, Dmitrios (see Demetrius), Efigenius (see Efigenio), Egidius, Ephigenius (see Efigenio), Eusebius, Gennarius (see Gennaro), Hesperios, Hesperus, Hilarius, Iphigenius, Isidorus, Jenarius, Nectarius, Nektarius, Severinus, Sirius, Terrius, Valerius and Vasilius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Desiderius.