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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Des

Name: Des
Pronunciation: \des\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Related Names: Desmond
Sounds Like: Desi, Deus
Similar Names: Del, De-, Dee, Den, Dev, Dex, Les, Wes


Des \des\ as a boy's name is pronounced dez. It is of English origin. Short form of names beginning with Des-, occasionally used as an independent name.

For more information, see also the related name Desmond.

Baby names that sound like Des are Desi and Deus. Other similar baby names are Del, De-, Dee, Den, Dev, Dex, Les and Wes.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Des.


Des is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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