Diminutive of Desmond
"desired one"

Des Origin and Meaning

The name Des is a boy's name .

The cool clipped Des may be the part of the name wave of the future, with midcentury names like Des and Vic and Stan riding back into style on the heels of big brothers Max and Sam and Ray.

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Famous People Named Des

  • Desmond Bernard "Des" O'ConnorEnglish comedian and singer
  • Desmond Michael "Des" LynamIrish,born British television and radio presenter

Des in Pop Culture

  • Desmond "Des" Barnescharacter in the British soap opera Coronation Street
  • Desmond "Des" Clarkecharacter in the Australian soap opera Neighbours
  • Desmond "Des" Tinycharacter in the book series The Saga of Darren Shan
  • Des MoinesIowa, USA

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