Desiree \d(e)-si-ree\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEZ-a-ray. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Desiree is "much desired". The Puritans used Desire as a given name. Literary: a popular novel published in the 1960s traced the biography of the French D?r?Clary from poverty in Marseilles to the throne of Sweden. Often spelled phonetically to ensure the French pronunciation.
For more information, see also the related name Didiane.
A baby name that sounds like Desiree is Tesora.