Desiree

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82k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Desiree

"Desiree" is a name of French origin, and it means "Desired". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, anglicized from French Désirée.

Notable Persons Named Desiree

Des'ree is a soul music, dance music, contemporary r&b, and pop music musician. She was most prominent from 1990 to 2003. Des'ree was given the name Desiree Annette Weeks on November 30th, 1968 in London, England. Des'ree is also known as Weeks and Desiree Annette.

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Desiree Akhavan is a filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker (magazine). Desiree was born in 1984.

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Elizabeth Inglis was an actress. Elizabeth was given the name Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins on July 10th, 1913 in Colchester, Essex, England, UK. Elizabeth is also known as Hawkins and Desiree Mary Lucy Hawkins. She died on August 25th, 2007.

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She holds the title Miss Spain 2014 and Miss Spain. Desirée was given the name Desirée Cordero Ferrer on September 30th, 1993 in Seville.

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Desiree del Valle is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Desiree was given the name Desirée Lois del Valle Dunham on May 28th, 1982 in Philippines. Desiree is also known as Desirée del Valle.

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Lucienne Day was a textile design and textile designer. Lucienne was given the name Désirée Lucienne Lisbeth Dulcie Conradi on January 5th, 1917 in Coulsden, Surrey, England. She left this life on January 30th, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Desiree

Princess Désirée is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg, and Gotha on June 2nd, 1938 in Haga Palace.

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How popular is the baby name Desiree in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1910 5 5 0
1911 6 6 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 10 10 0
1924 6 6 0
1925 12 12 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 7 7 0
1930 6 6 0
1932 5 5 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 6 6 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 27 27 0
1948 24 24 0
1949 24 24 0
1950 29 29 0
1951 31 31 0
1952 32 32 0
1953 58 58 0
1954 99 99 0
1955 767 767 0
1956 556 556 0
1957 492 492 0
1958 502 502 0
1959 499 499 0
1960 530 530 0
1961 561 561 0
1962 572 572 0
1963 816 816 0
1964 782 782 0
1965 861 855 6
1966 804 799 5
1967 731 731 0
1968 732 732 0
1969 776 771 5
1970 792 787 5
1971 756 751 5
1972 784 784 0
1973 757 752 5
1974 779 773 6
1975 753 753 0
1976 837 837 0
1977 988 983 5
1978 1,817 1,808 9
1979 1,642 1,635 7
1980 1,798 1,790 8
1981 1,614 1,606 8
1982 2,107 2,097 10
1983 2,924 2,914 10 #95 girl name
1984 2,239 2,230 9
1985 2,311 2,304 7
1986 2,019 2,007 12
1987 2,260 2,251 9
1988 2,276 2,266 10
1989 2,357 2,348 9
1990 2,584 2,574 10
1991 2,494 2,487 7
1992 2,760 2,760 0
1993 2,443 2,443 0
1994 2,554 2,546 8
1995 2,405 2,400 5
1996 2,282 2,277 5
1997 2,186 2,186 0
1998 1,999 1,999 0
1999 1,820 1,820 0
2000 1,795 1,790 5
2001 1,721 1,721 0
2002 1,549 1,549 0
2003 1,505 1,505 0
2004 1,402 1,394 8
2005 1,161 1,161 0
2006 1,100 1,100 0
2007 1,020 1,020 0
2008 849 849 0
2009 713 713 0
2010 639 639 0
2011 485 485 0
2012 465 465 0
2013 449 449 0
2014 400 400 0
2015 346 346 0
2016 282 282 0

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Popularity of Desiree as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Desiree

  • How Popular is the name Desiree? Desiree is the 730th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Desiree have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 81,710 babies born with the first name Desiree in the United States. That's more than enough people named Desiree to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Desiree? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Desiree first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Desiree is Friday, June 10th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Desiree born? The highest recorded use of the first name Desiree was in 1983 with a total of 2,914 babies. That's a lot of babies named Desiree!
  • Random Desiree Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Desiree ranks 66th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 31 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Desiree: Your name in reverse order is Eerised. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iedseer. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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