Pronunciation: \d(e)-side-rio, des(i)-derio\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: yearning; sorrow; desired
Sounds Like: Destrie, Destry, Destrey
Variant forms: Deri, Derito, Desi, Desideratus, Desiderios, Desiderius, Desiderus, Dezi, Diderot, Didier, Dizier
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 19725
Desiderio \d(e)-side-rio, des(i)-derio\ as a boy's name is pronounced DEZ-ee-DER-rio. It is of Latin and Italian origin, and the meaning of Desiderio is "yearning; sorrow; desired". Several names come from this Latin root. The feminine form is D?r?(see Desiree). Saint Desiderius was a seventh-century bishop and martyr in France. The common French name Didier evolved from this root. Comedian Desi Arnaz.
Desiderio has 11 variant forms: Deri, Derito, Desi, Desideratus, Desiderios, Desiderius, Desiderus, Dezi, Diderot, Didier and Dizier.
Baby names that sound like Desiderio are Destrie, Destry and Destrey.
Desiderio is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#19725 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)