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Meaning and name origin
Esmeralda \e-smeral-da, es-mera-lda\ as a girl's name is pronounced ez-mer-AHL-dah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Esmeralda is "emerald". From the word esmeralda for the prized green gemstone. This jewel name was first used in the 1880s and is more common than Emerald. The name was made famous in 1831 as the name of the gypsy girl loved by Quasimodo in Victor Hugo's novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".
Esmeralda has 21 variant forms: Em, Emmie, Emerald, Emerant, Emeraude, Esma, Esmaralda, Esmarelda, Esmaria, Esmee, Esmerelda, Esmie, Esmiralda, Esmiralde, Esmirelda, Ezmeralda, Ezzie, Lala, Lolly, Marilda and Smeralda.
Esmeralda is a very popular first name for females (#779 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Esmeralda for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Esmeralda and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Emerald, Emmie, Esme, Esmeralda and Lala. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Emeralda. This name tends to be less commonly used than Esmeralda.
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