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Fun Facts about the name Desdemona

  • How many people with the first name Desdemona have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35 babies born with the first name Desdemona in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Desdemona? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Desdemona first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Desdemona is Tuesday, August 27th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Desdemona born? The highest recorded use of the first name Desdemona was in 1994 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Desdemona: Your name in reverse order is Anomedsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dondsmeae. How do you pronounce that?
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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.

Coined based on Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-) + δαίμων (daímōn), hence "ill-fated, unfortunate".

  1. Character in Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, the wife of Othello
  2. (astronomy): An inner moon of the planet Uranus.

Other Inspirations for the Name Desdemona

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What does the name Desdemona mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Eis for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

Nis for nice, need I say more?

Ais for assertive, a great leader

Past life for Desdemona born Nov 1, 1971

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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 Greece approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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