Meaning:yearning; sorrow; desired
Desi is a boy's name meaning "yearning, sorrow" or "desired." It's a variant of the Latin and Italian name Desiderio, which comes from the Latin root desiderâta, meaning "things wanted." Baby is something you've hoped for, making this name a sweet way to show him how much he means to you. Cuban-American actor and comedian Desi Arnaz, most famous for starring in I Love Lucy alongside his wife Lucille Ball, gives this name a healthy dose of vintage appeal.

Famous People Named Desi

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Desi Arnaz
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.