US Popularity:4873
Origin:Latin
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

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  • Desi Arnaz
    Actor

Desi Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Desi is currently #3305 on The Bump
Boy:Desi is currently #1833 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Desi is currently #4873 in U.S. births
Boy:Desi is currently #3632 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#4882
in 2023
- 495
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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