Meaning of Dess
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Dess has the following meaning:
"Wretchedness". It is the name of a the heroine in the famous Shakespearean play Othello, who was wrongly accused of adultery by her husband and whose life came to a tragic end. A name associated to tragedy, it is a fairly uncommon name.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Dess is currently not
a popular baby name in the USA.
There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Dess for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Desdemona
, of which the name Dess is a variant
The following names are baby names related to Dess and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dess: Boys - Anacletus
, Girls - Danfy
, Both genders - Melissa
The name Dess is a variant of Desdemona
. Other popular variants of the name Desdemona are: Dasdemonda
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dess to be: delicate and soft-spoken
In one word, you might describe Dess as a(n) "delicate
See other "delicate" names for girls