Esme

Esme - A very unique female name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Esme, meaning esteemed, beloved; emerald, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1996 on position #4304. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Esme and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Esme? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Esme. The baby girl name Esme was given to 193 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1026 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,323 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Esme peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 983.



Famous with this name

Esmé Bianco
Esme Creed-Miles
Esme Johns


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Esme is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Esme is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #316 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,455.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Esme is where you live.


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Esme origin and meaning

Esme is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means esteemed, beloved; emerald. To see famous people named Esme, pop culture references for the name Esme and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Esme

We've found the following names that sound similar to Esme, sorted by popularity.

Eugenia / Eugenie / Eugene / Ekam / Esmee / Eugena / Esma / Esmie / Eugina / Ezma /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121026
20111008
2010983
20091078
20081679
20072034
20062043
20052557
20042139
20032477
20022541
20013029
20004720
19992824
19983918
19974272
19964304

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota316
Washington382
Massachusetts519
Oregon642
Wisconsin648
Colorado659
New York659
Oklahoma846
Pennsylvania1030
Indiana1071
North Carolina1086
California1103
Michigan1108
Arizona1155
Illinois1211
Texas1303
Florida1455

Even more about Esme


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Esme a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Esme?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Esme
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,323
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1996
2012 births +193

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