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Boy Name: Desiderus

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


Desiderus \d(e)-side-rus, des(i)-derus\ as a boy's name is a variant of Desiderio (Latin, Italian), and the meaning of Desiderus is "yearning; sorrow; desired".

The baby name Desiderus sounds like Desiderius, Desiderios and Desideratus. Another similar baby name is Isidorus.


Desiderus 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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