Esme - girls name

Esme name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Esme name meaning:

The name Esme is of French origin and has multiple meanings. One interpretation is that Esme means "beloved" or "esteemed." This interpretation suggests that individuals named Esme are cherished and held in high regard by those around them. Another possible meaning of Esme is "emerald" or "green gemstone." This interpretation highlights the association of the name with the precious gemstone, symbolizing beauty, rarity, and prosperity.

The name Esme is often associated with qualities such as grace, elegance, and sophistication. Those named Esme may possess a natural charm and allure that draws others towards them. They may also have a strong sense of self-worth and self-esteem, allowing them to navigate through life with confidence and poise. Additionally, individuals named Esme may be known for their creativity and artistic abilities, as well as their ability to bring harmony and balance to their environments.

Overall, the name Esme carries positive connotations and suggests a person who is beloved, esteemed, and possesses a certain radiant quality.

Origin: Anglo Saxon

Kind defender.

Related names

Esme , Esmee , Ismay

Other girls names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 46 out of 5581

1013 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (42)
  • England (47)
  • Wales (47)

Historical popularity of Esme

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