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Esme meaning and name origin

Esme \e-sme, es-me\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Esme), is pronounced EZ-may, es-MAY. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Esme is "esteemed; to love". Esmé is related to the more modern French form aimé, which is the root of Amy. Also used as a pet form of Esmeralda. Literary: JD Salinger's short story "For Esmé with Love and Squalor".

Esme has 6 variant forms: Edme, Esma, Esmae, Esmay, Esmee and Isme.

Esme is also pronounced similarly to Asma, Esmie and Osma. Another suggested similar baby name is Emme.

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Popularity of Esme

Esme is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Esme name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Esme with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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