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since 1880

Desdemona

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1904660
1919550
1972550
1976550
1977770
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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.

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 delight, a surprise from within.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

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

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Anomedsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Enasmdeod". 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 May 17, 1991

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 Northern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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