Given Name DESIDERIUS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Roman

Meaning & History

Derived from Latin desiderium "longing, desire". It was the name of several early saints. It was also borne in the 8th century by the last king of the Lombard Kingdom.
FEMININE FORM: Desideria
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Didier (French), Dezső (Hungarian), Desiderio (Italian), Desidério (Portuguese), Desiderio, Desi (Spanish)