< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Misery
  • #50975 All Time

How popular is the name "Desdemona" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Desdemona? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35 babies born with the name Desdemona in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Desdemona" was in 1994 with a total of 7 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Desdemona" mean? The list below shows the origins of Desdemona as well as things modernly associated with the name Desdemona such as celebrities named Desdemona.


Origin and Meaning of Desdemona

The name "Desdemona" is of Greek origin, and it means "Misery". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

S is for success, in all you will do.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Anomedsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Naesemodd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Desdemona born Jun 29, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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