Esperanza

Esperanza - A very unique female name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Esperanza, meaning hope, expectation, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #800. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Esperanza and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Esperanza? 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 Esperanza. The baby girl name Esperanza was given to 188 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1046 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,517 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Esperanza peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 430.



Famous with this name

Esperanza Roy
Esperanza Villanueva
Esperanza Elipe


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Esperanza is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Esperanza is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #197 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,807.

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 Esperanza is where you live.


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Esperanza origin and meaning

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

Similar to Esperanza

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

Esperansa /

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
20121046
2011888
2010956
2009986
20081018
2007815
2006681
2005737
2004759
2003680
2002608
2001565
2000534
1999597
1998692
1997658
1996732
1995872
1994943
19931058
19921119
1991989
19901015
19891118
19881147
19871004
19861016
19851023
1984978
1983974
1982900
1981825
1980900
1979856
1978816
1977874
1976857
1975869
1974798
1973873
1972862
1971934
1970958
1969887
1968928
1967844
1966858
1965801
1964795
1963880
1962811
1961825
1960819
1959777
1958835
1957725
1956887
1955694
1954665
1953630
1952618
1951593
1950596
1949616
1948548
1947592
1946544
1945504
1944516
1943567
1942562
1941582
1940532
1939567
1938551
1937569
1936488
1935525
1934482
1933502
1932517
1931466
1930479
1929430
1928430
1927474
1926471
1925483
1924517
1923522
1922627
1921623
1920599
1919644
1918692
1917732
1916812
1915718
1914694
1913739
1912825
1910800

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico197
Arizona369
Colorado495
California669
Texas776
Washington793
Minnesota836
Illinois1005
Indiana1072
Michigan1263
North Carolina1424
Florida1456
New York1807

Even more about Esperanza


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 Esperanza 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 Esperanza?

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
1928
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Esperanza
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,517
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +188

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