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Esmay (girl)

What does Esmay mean?

Esmay Pronunciation of Esmay [es-may] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Esmay) is an Old French name, and the name Esmay means "esteemed; to love". Esmay is a variant form of Esme (Old French).


Esmay has 3 variants: Esma, Esmae and Esmee.

2 more relations via Esme: Edme and Isme.

Creative forms:
(female) Elmay, Esmaya, ..

(male) Esan, Esman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Esmay Journei (E.J.), ..

How popular is Esmay?

Esmay is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#77742 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Esma and Esme (#682 in recent rankings) are the popular varying forms of Esmay (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Esmee, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Esmay was at its most widespread in 2015 (usage of 0.02%). Esme is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Esma, Esme in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Esme outside U.S.

Similar Names

Esmay is pronounced similarly to Asma, Esmie, Osma and Ozma. Other recommended names are Edma, Elma, Ema, Eman, Emma, Emmey, Emmy, Erma, Essy, Esta and Islay. These names tend to be more frequently used than Esmay.

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