What does Esperance mean?
Esperance [es-per-ance] as a name for girls is of Spanish, Old English and Italian origin, and the name Esperance means "hope; expectation; belief". Esperance is a variant form of Esperanza (Spanish): one of the three virtues. Esperance is also a French form of Hope (Old English). Esperance is also used as a derivative of Speranza (Italian).
(male) Middle name pairings:
Esperance Nora (E.N.), ..
How popular is Esperance?
Esperance is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Hope (#231 last year) and Esperanza (#926) are the popular related forms of Esperance (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Esperance was widespread 15 years ago (average #337) and is somewhat lower today (#578, ▼37%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Beranice, Beranyce, Elegance, Emerant, Emeraude, Esmeralda▼, Esmiralde (see Esmeralda), Essence▼, Estefani▼, Estefania, Estefany, Estephanie, Estera, Florance, Florrance, France and Temperance. These names tend to be more frequently used than Esperance.See names in meaning and etymology.