"the desired one"

Desiderata Origin and Meaning

The name Desiderata is a girl's name meaning "the desired one".

Desiderata is a feminine name from antiquity which, although fussy and long, has a lovely meaning for that longed-for daughter.

Famous People Named Desiderata

  • Desiderata of the Lombardsfirst wife of Charlemagne

Desiderata in Pop Culture

  • "Desiderata" (Latin: "desired things")1927 prose poem by Max Ehrmann