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since 1880

Desdemona

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 6 6 0
1919 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1994 7 7 0

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.

Greek

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 dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

S is for special, you are, you know!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Anomedsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nodeameds". 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 Jul 3, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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