Desiree is a girl's name of French origin, meaning "much desired." Pronounced des-i-ray, this beautiful French name was originally coined by the Puritans. It can be spelled in a variety of ways, including Désirée, Dessire, and the male version, Desiré. Fans of Baz Luhrmann's stunning adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet will recognize this name from the renowned soundtrack. British singer Desirée Annette Weekes, aka Des'ree, had a hit song with "I'm Kissing You." Her performance in the film marks the moment Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio’s onscreen characters fall in love at first sight. With a name like Desiree, your baby daughter is bound to pursue her passions and chase her dreams with confidence and enthusiasm!
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