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Esmeralda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Emerald, precious gem
  • #1071 All Time
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How popular is the name "Esmeralda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 5 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 6 6 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 20 20 0
1926 14 14 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 17 17 0
1931 7 7 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 5 5 0
1934 16 16 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 16 16 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 14 14 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 21 21 0
1942 24 24 0
1943 25 25 0
1944 27 27 0
1945 35 35 0
1946 38 38 0
1947 36 36 0
1948 54 54 0
1949 66 66 0
1950 67 67 0
1951 94 94 0
1952 112 112 0
1953 98 98 0
1954 121 121 0
1955 110 110 0
1956 98 98 0
1957 123 123 0
1958 133 133 0
1959 137 137 0
1960 168 168 0
1961 170 170 0
1962 163 163 0
1963 148 148 0
1964 174 174 0
1965 156 156 0
1966 176 176 0
1967 148 148 0
1968 159 159 0
1969 153 153 0
1970 221 221 0
1971 198 198 0
1972 261 261 0
1973 456 450 6
1974 389 389 0
1975 446 440 6
1976 480 480 0
1977 478 471 7
1978 484 476 8
1979 510 510 0
1980 525 518 7
1981 522 516 6
1982 532 519 13
1983 440 440 0
1984 399 392 7
1985 424 418 6
1986 470 465 5
1987 490 485 5
1988 481 475 6
1989 562 555 7
1990 608 599 9
1991 617 611 6
1992 644 630 14
1993 704 698 6
1994 696 689 7
1995 661 655 6
1996 768 768 0
1997 1,400 1,393 7
1998 2,483 2,476 7
1999 1,769 1,763 6
2000 1,646 1,641 5
2001 1,626 1,621 5
2002 1,598 1,598 0
2003 1,660 1,652 8
2004 1,618 1,613 5
2005 1,615 1,615 0
2006 1,537 1,537 0
2007 1,742 1,742 0
2008 1,339 1,339 0
2009 1,111 1,111 0
2010 1,165 1,165 0
2011 944 944 0
2012 882 882 0
2013 784 784 0
2014 862 862 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Esmeralda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,528 babies born with the name Esmeralda in the United States. That's more than enough Esmeraldas to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Esmeralda" was in 1998 with a total of 2,476 babies. (That's a lot of baby Esmeraldas)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Esmeralda" ranks #79 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 31 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 1,626 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Esmeralda popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Esmeralda

The name "Esmeralda" is of Greek origin, and it means "Emerald, precious gem". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

L is for love, your love of life!

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Adlaremse". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmadeesla". 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 Esmeralda born May 4, 1994

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 Romania approximately on 1325. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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