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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 5 0
1939 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1961 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 6 6 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 16 16 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 7 7 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 5 5 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 7 7 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 19 19 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 29 29 0
1999 45 45 0
2000 35 35 0
2001 42 42 0
2002 66 66 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 75 75 0
2005 68 68 0
2006 103 103 0
2007 106 106 0
2008 154 154 0
2009 240 240 0
2010 280 280 0
2011 262 262 0
2012 258 258 0
2013 273 273 0
2014 337 337 0

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 Minnesota. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Minnesota 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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Where is the name Esme popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Esme in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

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 electric, a sparkling trait!

S is for sensible, the practical side.

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Emse". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Smee". 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 Aug 6, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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