[ 2 syll. des-ta, de-sta ] The baby girl name Desta is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced DEH-STaa- †. Desta has its origins in the African and English languages. It is used largely in African. From African roots, its meaning is 'happiness'.
In addition, Desta is a contracted form of the English Destiny.
Desta is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Desta, Destiny was the most regularly used.
† English pronunciation for Desta: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"