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

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Boy Name: Desi

Name: Desi
Pronunciation: \d(e)-si\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: yearning; sorrow; desired
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Des, Dezi
Similar Names: Deli, Deri, Dewi


Desi \d(e)-si\ as a boy's name is a variant of Desiderio (Latin, Italian), and the meaning of Desi is "yearning; sorrow; desired".

The baby name Desi sounds like Des and Dezi. Other similar baby names are Deli, Deri and Dewi.


Desi 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)

« Previous Name Deshon
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