Esmeralda

Esmeralda - A very unique female name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Esmeralda, meaning emerald, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1925 on position #1364. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Esmeralda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Esmeralda? 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 Esmeralda. The baby girl name Esmeralda was given to 860 baby girls in 2012, ranking #355 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,643 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Esmeralda peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 134.



Famous with this name

Esmeralda Barros
Esmeralda Struwe
Esmeralda


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Esmeralda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Esmeralda is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #117 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,036.

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 Esmeralda is where you live.


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Esmeralda origin and meaning

Esmeralda is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means emerald. To see famous people named Esmeralda, pop culture references for the name Esmeralda and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Esmeralda

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

Esmerelda / Ezmeralda / Eknoor / Esmirna /

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
2012355
2011334
2010282
2009301
2008255
2007192
2006223
2005216
2004213
2003200
2002205
2001200
2000196
1999179
1998134
1997215
1996358
1995397
1994376
1993368
1992410
1991417
1990422
1989439
1988464
1987446
1986446
1985481
1984498
1983455
1982422
1981419
1980417
1979415
1978420
1977425
1976417
1975444
1974453
1973430
1972580
1971715
1970659
1969766
1968729
1967735
1966691
1965739
1964724
1963779
1962778
1961739
1960734
1959804
1958770
1957810
1956890
1955817
1954761
1953794
1952730
1951785
1950904
1949891
1948973
19471173
1946984
1945947
19441087
19431098
19421196
19411115
19391346
19381203
19371188
19361451
19351648
19341251
19301481
19251364

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada117
California135
Arizona214
Texas241
Washington248
Illinois272
Oregon327
Oklahoma333
Colorado362
New Mexico398
Kansas399
New Jersey412
Utah445
Nebraska475
Wisconsin482
Connecticut486
Georgia495
Minnesota495
Florida507
North Carolina515
New York532
Maryland538
Iowa544
Alabama623
Arkansas650
Michigan694
South Carolina845
Indiana924
Tennessee960
Massachusetts978
Pennsylvania1031
Ohio1036

Even more about Esmeralda


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 Esmeralda 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 Esmeralda?

4 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
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Esmeralda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,643
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1925
2012 births +860

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