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Popularity
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Esme

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Loved
  • #5359 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Esme" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1913550
1939550
1953550
1961550
1971550
1975660
1976660
1980550
198116160
1982880
1983660
1984550
1985550
1986990
1987770
1988880
1989550
1990770
1991880
1992770
199315150
199419190
199518180
199619190
199722220
199829290
199945450
200035350
200142420
200266660
200376760
200475750
200568680
20061031030
20071061060
20081541540
20092402400
20102802800
20112622620
20122582580
20132732730
20143373370

Want to know about the populiarty of Esme? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,675 babies born with the name Esme in the United States. That's more than enough Esmes to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Esme" was in 2014 with a total of 337 babies.

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Esme" is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 240 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Esme" mean? The list below shows the origins of Esme as well as things modernly associated with the name Esme such as celebrities named Esme.

French

Origin and Meaning of Esme

The name "Esme" is of French origin, and it means "Loved". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Emse". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Emse". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Esme born May 5, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ireland approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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