Desiree - Meaning of Desiree
[ 3 syll. de-si-ree, des-ir-ee ] The baby girl name Desiree is pronounced DehZ-ih-REY- †. Desiree's origin is French, and its use, English and German. The name is derived from the French desiree which is ultimately of the Latin root word desiderium (meaning 'longing, desire'). Desiree is the feminine form of the Italian and Spanish Desiderio.
The name Desiree is used to a great extent; it has 40 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Chesarey, Des, Desarae, Desaree, Deserae, Deseree, Desira, Desirae, Desirai, Desirat, Desirata, Desiraye, Desire, Desirey, Desiré, Desiri, Desray, Desree, Dessa, Dessie, Desyrae, Desyray, Desyre, Dezarae, Dezaray, Dezea, Dezee, Dezey, Dezi, and Dezie.
Desiree is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1983, 0.163% of baby girls were named Desiree. It was #95 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is used only on a very light scale today. Within all girl names in its family, Desiree was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Desiree include Desirae, Desarae, Deseree, Desirai, Desiraye, Desire, Desirey, Desyray, Dezarae, Deziree, Dietgard, Desaree, Desiri, Deserae, Desiré, Desray, Desree, Desyrae, Desyre, and Dezaray.
† Pronunciation for Desiree: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"