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Girl Names Starting with Des-

Des- baby names and what they mean, with 6 results. Des- names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.79%) and are now significantly less popular (ADOPTION 0.09%, DOWN 88.2%), with names like Destinie becoming less stylish. Deshong (TOP 11%) and Desimone (3%) are common Des- last names.

Des- names

Desdemona - Destiny

Desdemona, var. Desmona
Root fr. Greek language. "Wretchedness." Unusual. Compare Desdemona, Desmona and common last names Debona (UPPER 38%), Devarona (41%), with the -ona suffix.

Form of De-. Root fr. American. Combination of the De prefix with .. Not that common as a birth name, Deshay is found more conventionally as a surname.

Desiree and variants

Desiree, var. Desyre, Desiri, Desirea, Desire, Desiray, Desirae, Desirat, Desir, Desideria, Deseray, Desaree, Desarae
Derivative of French, Latin. "Desired." Desarae and variants were popular as baby names 2 decades ago and have become less common, with Desiree becoming somewhat outmoded.

Desma, var. Desme
Derived fr. Greek. "Binding oath." Desma and Desme are rare as baby names.


Source fr. Latin element. From the Greek name Odysseus, meaning .. Somewhat common as a birth name, Dessa is comparable to the common Tessa. See also Dassah.

Destiny and variants

Destiny, var. Destyni, Destinie, Destini, Destiney, Destinee, Destina, Destine, Destanee
From Old French language. "One's certain fortune, fate." Adoption of Destiny and variants as birth names in 2018 was 12.6% less than the year before.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Des- names for girls.

1. Desdemona - Destiny
Desdemona [Desmona], De- [Deshay], Desiree [Desir, Desyre, Desiri, Desire, Desirea, Desiray, Desirat, Desirae, ..], Desma [Desme], Dessa, Destiny [Destyni, Destini, Destine, Destina, Destinie, Destiney, Destinee, Destanee]

Usage comparison for Des- names