"desired, wished"

Desiree Origin and Meaning

The name Desiree is girl's name of French origin meaning "desired, wished".
One of the original French names chosen by midcentury parents for their sophistication and je ne sais quoi, Desiree has since become completely assimilated in the US. It ranked in the Top 1000 from 1954-2017, but has since dropped back out.

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

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Famous People Named Desiree

  • (Bernardine Eugénie) Désirée Claryone,time fiancee of Napoleon I; later Queen Desideria of Sweden as wife of Charles XIV John
  • Désirée Elisabeth SibyllaPrincess of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiöld, granddaughter of King Gustaf VI Adolf
  • Désirée Margarethe Victoria Louise Sibylla Katharina MariaPrincess of Hohenzollern; daughter of Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern
  • Desiree HartsockAmerican reality TV personality ("The Bachelor," and "The Bachelorette"
  • Desiree GoyetteAmerican singer and voice actress
  • Desiree AkhavanIranian,American filmmaker
  • Desiree Rose Marie ScottCanadian soccer player
  • Desireé Apolonio BassettAmerican guitarist
  • Desireé CousteauAmerican adult film actress
  • Desiree Nicole LindenAmerican runner
  • Desirée Glapion Rogersformer White House Social Secretary
  • Desiree Garcia Tarondaughter of Colombian footballer Radamel Falcao
  • Lucille Desiree BallAmerican comedienne

Desiree in Pop Culture

  • Desiree Armfeldtcharacter in musical "A Little Night Music"
  • Desireecharacter on TV's "Danny Phantom"
  • Desiree Stonecharacter in the game "Hollywood U"
  • Desireecharacter from TV show "Dead Like Me"
  • "Desiree" 1954 movie about Desiree Clary
  • Desiree Dupreecharacter from 'American Horror Story: Freakshow"
  • Desiree DeLitecharacter in Ace Attorney
  • Desiree DeVerecharacter in TV show "Little Britain"
  • "Desiree" song by Rick Vito and Stevie Nicks
  • Désirée from “ Désirée's Baby” a short story by Kate Chopin