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Gender: Female Meaning of Desiree: "desired, wished" Origin of Desiree: French Desiree's Popularity in 2017: #964

The name Desiree is a girl's name of French origin meaning "desired, wished". Desiree is ranked #964 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bad Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "{girls} love/like/lose: alt. version".

From the experts:

One of the original Frenchified, sensual names, that has now become completely tamed and assimilated. It has been in the US Top 1000 since 1954, though it's in danger of falling off.

"Désirée's Baby" is a short story by Kate Chopin, published in 1893.

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Famous People Named Desiree

(Bernardine Eugénie) Désirée Clary, one-time fiancee of Napoleon I; later Queen Desideria of Sweden as wife of Charles XIV John
Désirée Elisabeth Sibylla, Princess of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld, granddaughter of King Gustaf VI Adolf
Désirée Margarethe Victoria Louise Sibylla Katharina Maria, Princess of Hohenzollern; daughter of Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern
Desiree Hartsock, American reality TV personality ("The Bachelor," and "The Bachelorette"
Desiree Goyette, American singer and voice actress
Desiree Akhavan, Iranian-American filmmaker
Desiree Rose Marie Scott, Canadian soccer player
Desireé Apolonio Bassett, American guitarist
Desireé Cousteau, American adult film actress
Desiree Nicole Linden, American runner
Desirée Glapion Rogers, former White House Social Secretary
Desiree Garcia Taron, daughter of Colombian footballer Radamel Falcao
Lucille Desiree Ball, American comedienne

Pop Culture References for the name Desiree

Desiree Armfeldt, character in musical "A Little Night Music"
Desiree, character on TV's "Danny Phantom"
Desiree Stone, character in the game "Hollywood U"
Desiree, character from TV show "Dead Like Me"
"Desiree," 1954 movie about Desiree Clary
Desiree Dupree, character from 'American Horror Story: Freakshow"
Desiree DeLite, character in Ace Attorney
Desiree DeVere, character in TV show "Little Britain"
"Desiree," song by Rick Vito and Stevie Nicks