Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:The longed for, yearning; Ardent desire
Here is the name you have been longing for! Desiderius is a Swiss masculine moniker of Latin origin. Meaning “the longed for,” “yearning,” or “ardent desire,” this passionate name is sure to enthrall. Derived from the romantic name Desiderio, which has the same root at the word “desire,” baby is sure to feel an unquenchable thirst for all experiences in life, allowing them to live life to the fullest. You might recognize this name from the likes of Roman lector Saint Desiderius, Hungarian doctor and gymnast Desiderius Wein, or Dutch humanist Desiderius Erasmus. The name is also particularly popular in Switzerland and would work well as a subtle ode to the beautiful country and culture found there. This link is possibly due to the influence that the Latin language had on the country, specifically in terms of the Romansh people.

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