Desiree

A French name, derived from the Latin word "desideratum," meaning "desired." This makes it a perfect name for a long-awaited little girl ... and a reminder that what her parents desire most since her arrival is a good night's sleep

Nicknames:

Des, Desi, Ree.

Famous people named Desiree:

Singer Desiree Goyette; reality TV personality Desiree Hartsock; filmmaker Desiree Akhavan.

Fun fact:

Legendary comedienne Lucille Ball's middle name was Desiree.

More Inspiration:

Double The Fun: Girl Names With Double Letters, Très Jolie! French Girl Names For Your Belle Fille,