Desdemona Name Meaning and Origin

Desdemona is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Desdemona means “Afraid Of God”.


Desdemona Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Desdemona is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “dez + da + MON + a”


Desdemona Name Meaning:

Desdemona originates in Greek language and means “afraid of God”. It is the name of a famous character in William Shakespeare’s play Othello. The name has been used frequently as a fictional character ever since, but it has never become overly popular as a feminine given name in reality. Desdemona is a beautiful woman from Venice, Othello’s wife, who is eventually suffocated by her husband, who mistakenly believed she was an adulteress.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Desmmona, Desmona, Desmonda


Famous people with this name:

Desdemona Fullmer, possible plural wife of American Mormon leader Joseph Smith




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