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Gender: F Meaning of Desiree: "desired, wished" Origin of Desiree: French Desiree's Popularity in 2016: #955

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 at Number 813 it may slip off before long.

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

Famous People Named Desiree

Desiree Clary, Napoleon's first love, later Queen Desideria of Sweden
Desiree Hartsock, American reality TV personality ("The Bachelor," and "The Bachelorette"
Crown Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Desiree of Sweden, Duchess of Vastergotland
Desiree Goyette, American singer and voice actress
Desiree Akhavan, Iranian-American filmmaker
Desiree Garcia Taron, daughter of Colombian footballer Radamel Falcao
Lucille Desiree Ball, American comedienne
Desiree Rose Marie Scott, Canadian soccer player

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