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The name Desiree is of French origin, and means desired or wished.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Desiree has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Desiree
Use of the Name Desiree for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
73,071 72,970 53,160 18,557 7,895 2,857 1,362
The table below indicates the number of times the name Desiree has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Desiree first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1954, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Desiree
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1954966101  
1955309766  
1956374555  
1957418496  
1958418498  
1959427499  
1960421531  
1961411560  
1962403572  
1963329816  
1964342778  
1965310856  
1966313799  
1967323730  
1968322729  
1969325772  
1970333785  
1971339749  
1972308782  
1973309753  
1974306773  
1975305752  
1976275838  
1977252983  
19781541,799  
19791701,639  
19801561,785  
19811711,608  
19821422,095  
1983952,907  
19841282,228  
19851262,305  
19861412,003  
19871242,250  
19881272,263  
19891262,350  
19901252,577  
19911262,488  
19921212,758  
19931332,440  
19941252,546  
19951322,398  
19961442,273  
19971472,184  
19981591,993  
19991731,814  
20001811,780  
20011901,715  
20022141,543  
20032151,495  
20042351,362  
Totals:  73,071 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Desiree as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Desiree appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 51 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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