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Esmeralda 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". Variant of Emerald, the prized green gemstone. This jewel name was first used in the 1880s. Name of a character in the Disney cartoon film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", which was based on Victor Hugo's novel.

Esmeralda has 14 variant forms: Em, Emmie, Emerald, Emerant, Emeraude, Esma, Esmaralda, Esmarelda, Esmaria, Esmie, Esmiralda, Esmiralde, Esmirelda and Ezmeralda.

For more information, see also the related name Meralda.

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Popularity of Esmeralda

Esmeralda is a very popular first name for women (#779 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Esmeralda
Popularity of Esmeralda