What does Esperanza mean?
(female) Esperanda, Esperansia, ..
(male) Esperannis, Espernis, ..
How popular is Esperanza?
Esperanza is a very prominent first name for females (#590 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#24432 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name history of Esperanza for girls. Esperanza entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #529 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is presently at #926. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Esperanza and corresponding names. Faith (#91 from recent data), Charity (#1218) and Peri are the prominent related forms of Esperanza (#926 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Esperanza were at the height of their popularity in 2005 (adoption of 0.49%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.26%, down 47%).
Recommended names are Aranza, Eirana, Eleana, Eleanna, Emeralda, Emerant, Ephrata, Esmaralda (see Esmeralda), Esmeralda▼, Esmerelda, Esmiralda, Estefani▼, Estefania, Estefany, Estera, Ezmeralda, Kerenza, Leanza and Speranca. These names tend to be less frequently used than Esperanza.See names in meaning and etymology.