Desiree

Desiree - A very unique female name



  Feb 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Desiree, meaning desired, wished, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1946 on position #1849. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Desiree and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Desiree? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Desiree. The baby girl name Desiree was given to 414 baby girls in 2012, ranking #619 on the national girl baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 3,414 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Desiree peaked in popularity 36 years ago in 1983 on position 94.



Famous with this name

Désirée Nosbusch
Desiree Lynn
Desiree del Valle


How would you rate Desiree, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (7 people)


Desiree is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Desiree is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #343 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,473.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Desiree is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Desiree origin and meaning

Desiree is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means desired, wished. To see famous people named Desiree, pop culture references for the name Desiree and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Desiree

We've found the following names that sound similar to Desiree, sorted by popularity.

Desirae / Desire / Desiray / Desirea / Dezirae / Deserie / Deziree / Desarae / Deseree / Deserae /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012619
2011606
2010474
2009445
2008380
2007325
2006302
2005286
2004235
2003217
2002215
2001190
2000181
1999173
1998159
1997147
1996144
1995132
1994126
1993133
1992121
1991125
1990125
1989127
1988125
1987125
1986139
1985126
1984129
198394
1982142
1981171
1980155
1979170
1978153
1977249
1976276
1975307
1974308
1973316
1972311
1971341
1970331
1969328
1968324
1967321
1966317
1965310
1964344
1963328
1962407
1961412
1960430
1959434
1958428
1957420
1956380
1955311
1954989
19531222
19521992
19511725
19501649
19481685
19471948
19461849

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California343
New Mexico470
Missouri479
Texas511
Arizona541
Florida580
Massachusetts588
Oklahoma589
Maryland592
Georgia595
South Carolina615
New Jersey643
Kansas701
Illinois705
Indiana733
New York739
Virginia758
Pennsylvania793
Alabama860
Washington864
Michigan889
Wisconsin971
North Carolina983
Tennessee1105
Ohio1473

Even more about Desiree


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Desiree a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Desiree?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1983
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Desiree
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,414
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1946
2012 births +414

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now