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Meaning and Name Origin

Esma \e-sma, es-ma\ as a girls' name has the meaning "beloved; esteemed; to love; emerald". Esma is a variant of Amy (Old French, Latin). Esma is also a form of Esme (Old French). Esma is also used as a form of Esmeralda (Spanish).


Esma has 4 variants: Esmae, Esmay, Esmee and Esmie.

Esma has 40 more alternative forms via Amy, Esme, Esmeralda: Aimee, Aimie, Aimy, Amada, Amata, Ame, Amecia, Amee, Ami, Amia, Amiah, Amice, Amie, Amiee, Amil, Ammie, Amya, Amye, Aymee, Aymi, Edme, Em, Emerald, Emerant, Emeraude, Emmie, Esmaralda, Esmarelda, Esmaria, Esmerelda, Esmiralda, Esmiralde, Esmirelda, Ezmeralda, Ezzie, Isme, Lala, Lolly, Marilda and Smeralda.


Esma is an unusual given name for women. Esma is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Esma and corresponding names. Amy (#148 the previous year), Esmeralda (#376), Amia (#709), Aimee (#815), Esme (#816), Amya (#825), Amiah, Lala, Emmie, Emerald, Ammie, Ami and Amie are the popular alternative forms of Esma (#unlisted). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and are somewhat less popular today, with versions such as Amya, Emerald, Emmie, Amie and Ami falling out of fashion. Amia (#709), Amy (#148) and Esmeralda (#376) are three of the more chic names for newborns among these, with Amy going through a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aimee, Ami, Amia, Amiah, Amie, Ammie, Amy, Amya, Emerald, Emmie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Esme, Esmeralda, Lala in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aimee, Amy, Esme outside U.S.

Similar Names

Esma is alike in pronunciation to Asma, Osma and Ozma. Other recommended similar baby names are Edma, Elma, Ema, Emma, Erma and Esta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Esma.