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since 1880

Esperanza

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Spanish
  • Meaning: Hope
  • #1714 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Esperanza in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1903 6 6 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 12 12 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 13 13 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 20 20 0
1913 30 30 0
1914 40 40 0
1915 54 54 0
1916 50 50 0
1917 62 62 0
1918 75 75 0
1919 96 96 0
1920 115 115 0
1921 115 115 0
1922 112 112 0
1923 161 156 5
1924 174 174 0
1925 184 184 0
1926 207 202 5
1927 190 190 0
1928 233 228 5
1929 219 219 0
1930 169 169 0
1931 174 169 5
1932 143 143 0
1933 138 138 0
1934 153 153 0
1935 124 124 0
1936 139 139 0
1937 111 111 0
1938 124 124 0
1939 115 115 0
1940 147 147 0
1941 115 115 0
1942 137 137 0
1943 145 145 0
1944 164 164 0
1945 179 179 0
1946 179 179 0
1947 184 184 0
1948 199 199 0
1949 153 153 0
1950 167 167 0
1951 177 177 0
1952 166 166 0
1953 167 167 0
1954 160 160 0
1955 144 144 0
1956 103 103 0
1957 152 152 0
1958 120 120 0
1959 144 144 0
1960 136 136 0
1961 133 133 0
1962 140 140 0
1963 115 115 0
1964 146 146 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 103 103 0
1967 118 118 0
1968 99 99 0
1969 121 121 0
1970 103 103 0
1971 109 109 0
1972 132 132 0
1973 125 125 0
1974 148 148 0
1975 134 134 0
1976 129 129 0
1977 129 129 0
1978 148 148 0
1979 159 159 0
1980 138 138 0
1981 168 163 5
1982 150 150 0
1983 125 125 0
1984 122 122 0
1985 115 110 5
1986 117 117 0
1987 132 132 0
1988 112 112 0
1989 132 132 0
1990 158 158 0
1991 163 163 0
1992 144 144 0
1993 176 176 0
1994 182 182 0
1995 213 213 0
1996 289 289 0
1997 316 316 0
1998 316 316 0
1999 402 402 0
2000 497 497 0
2001 454 454 0
2002 428 423 5
2003 395 395 0
2004 349 349 0
2005 361 361 0
2006 420 420 0
2007 350 350 0
2008 277 277 0
2009 276 276 0
2010 271 271 0
2011 296 296 0
2012 238 238 0
2013 247 247 0
2014 258 258 0
2015 293 293 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Esperanza baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,328 babies born with the name Esperanza in the United States. That's more than enough Esperanzas to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1903 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Esperanza" was in 2000 with a total of 497 babies.

According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Esperanza" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 10 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of 96 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 "Esperanza" mean? The list below shows the origins of Esperanza as well as things modernly associated with the name Esperanza such as celebrities named Esperanza.

Origin and Meaning of Esperanza

The name "Esperanza" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Hope". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Esperanza

Esperanza Cabo
Esperanza Center
Esperanza Rising
Esperanza Rising Summary
Esperanza Scholarship
Esperanza Lanes
Esperanza Mia
Esperanza College
Esperanza Middle School
Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Aguirre

Alternative Meanings

E is for elate, you make others happy.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

P is for popular, that you are!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

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

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Aznarepse". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Epnsaezar". 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 Esperanza born Sep 20, 1950

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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