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Gender: Male Origin of Des: Diminutive of Desmond

The name Des is a boy's name . Des and is often added to lists like Cool Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Lacoste Family 13 Years (71-80)".

From the experts:

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'Connor, English comedian and singer
Desmond Michael "Des" Lynam, Irish-born British television and radio presenter

Pop Culture References for the name Des

Desmond "Des" Barnes, character in the British soap opera Coronation Street
Desmond "Des" Clarke, character in the Australian soap opera Neighbours
Desmond "Des" Tiny, character in the book series The Saga of Darren Shan
Des Moines, Iowa, USA