What does Esma mean?
Esma \e-sma, es-ma\ as a girls' name. Esma's name origins are Old French, Latin and Spanish, and the meaning of Esma is "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 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)
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) appearing in the Top 1000. 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%, down 32.7%), 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)