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Esmeralda

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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 662 656 6
1996 768 768 0
1997 1,400 1,393 7
1998 2,484 2,477 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 1,743 1,743 0
2008 1,339 1,339 0
2009 1,112 1,112 0
2010 1,165 1,165 0
2011 944 944 0
2012 882 882 0
2013 785 785 0
2014 864 864 0
2015 879 879 0

Fun Facts about the name Esmeralda

  • How many people with the first name Esmeralda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,414 babies born with the first name Esmeralda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esmeralda to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esmeralda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Esmeralda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esmeralda is Monday, February 7th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Esmeralda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esmeralda was in 1998 with a total of 2,477 babies. That's a lot of babies named Esmeralda!
  • Random Esmeralda Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Esmeralda ranks 52nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 40 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Esmeralda: Your name in reverse order is Adlaremse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mdaeeasrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Esmeralda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 379 people with the last name Esmeralda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Esmeralda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Esmeralda as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Esmeralda as a first name

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Popularity of Esmeralda as a last name

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Common last names for Esmeralda

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  • Martinez
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  • Cruz
  • Lopez
  • Garcia
  • Ortiz
  • Santiago

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Esmeralda U.S.
  White 2.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Esmeralda

People with the last name Esmeralda are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

Wiktionary

From Spanish esmeralda (“emerald”), as first used in the novel Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) by Victor Hugo.

  1. A female given name.

Esmeralda was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Name Esmeralda

Esméralda

Esméralda is a noteworthy human.

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Esmeralda Pimentel

Esmeralda Pimentel is an actress, model, actor, and model (people). She has been prominent since 2007. Esmeralda was given the name María Esmeralda Pimentel Murguía on September 8th, 1989 in Ciudad Guzmán. Esmeralda is also known as María Esmeralda Pimentel Murguía.

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Esmeralda Santiago

Esmeralda Santiago is a writer. Esmeralda was born on May 17th, 1948 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Amy Austria

Amy Austria is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1976. Amy was given the name Esmeralda Dizon Tuazon on December 13th, 1961 in Tondo, Manila.

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Esmeralda Negron

Esmeralda Negron is a soccer player for the Princeton University, New Jersey Wildcats, FFC Brauweiler Pulheim, and United States women's national under-23 soccer team. Esmeralda was born on January 15th, 1983 in Harrington Park, New Jersey.

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Esmeralda Garcia

Esmeralda Garcia is a noteworthy somebody. Esmeralda was born on February 16th, 1959 in Sete Lagoas. Esmeralda is also known as Garcia Silami and Esmeralda de Jesus Freitas.

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  • Esmeralda Agoglia
    (argentine ballerina)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Esmeralda

Esméralda

Esméralda is a noteworthy human.

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What does the name Esmeralda mean?

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Sis for scholar, the brilliant in you.

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Eis for eager, let's get started!

Ris for relax, you know how!

Ais for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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