Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. deh-see-DHEH-rya(Spanish)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Desiderio. This was the Latin name of a 19th-century queen of Sweden, the wife of Karl XIV. She was born in France with the name Désirée.

Related Names

Masculine FormsDesiderio(Italian) Desiderio(Spanish) Desideratus, Desiderius(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesDésirée(Dutch) Desiree, Desi, Desirae, Dezi, Deziree(English) Désirée(French) Désirée(German) Desidéria(Portuguese)
Same SpellingDesidéria

Name Days

Sweden: May 23

Images

Portrait of Swedish queen Désirée Clary by Robert Lefèvre (1807)Portrait of Swedish queen Désirée Clary by Robert Lefèvre (1807)

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Entry updated April 5, 2022