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What does Desiderius mean?

Desiderius Pronunciation of Desiderius as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Desiderius means "desired". Desiderius is a variant form of Desiderio (Latin): from Desiderāta. See also Erasmus



VARIANTS Desiderus, Desiderios, Desideratus



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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)

Which version is better?

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). (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erasmus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Desiderius and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.

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