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Girl Name: Desire

Name: Desire
Pronunciation: \d(e)-si-re\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: much desired
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Desyre, Desiri, Desirea, Desirae, Desir
Similar Names: Kesare, Dasie, Deidre, Deedre, Deziree, Dezirae, Desiray, Desirat, Desaree, Desarae, Desme, Jesirae
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2592

Description

Desire \d(e)-si-re\ as a girl's name is a variant of Desiree (French), and the meaning of Desire is "much desired".

The baby name Desire sounds like Desyre, Desiri, Desirea, Desirae and Desir. Other similar baby names are Kesare, Dasie, Deidre, Deedre, Deziree, Dezirae, Desiray, Desirat, Desaree, Desarae, Desme and Jesirae.

View a list of the 8 names that reference Desire.

Popularity

Desire is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2592 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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