What does Esma mean?
Esma /es-ma/ as a girls' name. Esma's name origins are Old French and Spanish, and the meaning of Esma is "beloved; esteemed; to love; emerald". Esma is a variant form 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 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.Kreatif forms: Esmaei, Esmaeu, Euesma. [more]
How popular is Esma?
Esma is an unusual given name for women. Esma is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Amy (#148 2 years ago), 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 (not in Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Marilda, are seldom used. These forms of Esma were favored as baby names during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.264%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.1778%, 32.7% less), but with versions such as Amya, Amie, Ami, Emmie and Emerald falling out of fashion. Amy is more widely used than the rest, and Amia appears to be gaining favor too. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Esma and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)