What does Esma mean?
Esma /es-ma/ [2 sylls.] 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 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 (not in Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Variants like Marilda are seldom used. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.264%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1778%, 32.7% less), with versions such as Amya, Amie, Ami, Emmie and Emerald falling out of fashion. Amia (#709), Amy (#148) and Esmeralda (#376) are three of the more chic names for newborns among these, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for Amy. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Esma and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)