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Boy Name: Desiderius

Name: Desiderius
Pronunciation: \d(e)-side-rius, des(i)-derius\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: yearning; sorrow; desired
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Desiderus, Desiderios
Similar Names: Desideratus, Demitrius


Desiderius \d(e)-side-rius, des(i)-derius\ as a boy's name is a variant of Desiderio (Latin, Italian), and the meaning of Desiderius is "yearning; sorrow; desired". See also Erasmus.

The baby name Desiderius sounds like Desiderus and Desiderios. Other similar baby names are Desideratus and Demitrius.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Desiderius.


Desiderius 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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