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pinWhat does Esperanza mean?

Esperanza /es-per-an-za/ as a girls' name is pronounced ess-per-AHN-zah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Esperanza is "hope". One of the three virtues. See also Faith and Charity.


Esperanza has 2 variants: Esperance and Esperantia.

Affiliated girl names: Peri and Speranza.

Esperanza has 34 more alternative forms via Charity, Faith: Caridad, Caridade, Carissa, Carita, Chairity, Chareese, Charidy, Chariety, Charis, Charissa, Charisse, Charita, Charitee, Charitey, Chariti, Charitye, Chariza, Charty, Chattie, Cherit, Cherri, Cherry, Fae, Faithe, Fay, Faye, Fayth, Faythe, Fe, Karita, Sharitee, Sharitey, Sharity and Sharitye.

Kreatif forms: Esperanla, Esperanzaeu, Euesperanza. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Esperanza for girls. Esperanza entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #476 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Esperanza name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Esperanza outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Esperanza and corresponding names. Faith (#81 2 years ago), Faye (#908), Fae, Fay, Cherry, Charissa, Charisse, Charity, Cherri and Carissa are the prominent related forms of Esperanza appearing in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Caridad, are seldom used. These forms of Esperanza were at the height of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.2769%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.0919%, down 66.8%). Faith is more ubiquitous than the rest, while forms such as Carissa, Charity, Esperanza, Fae and Fay are no longer trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Esperanza, Carissa, Charissa, Charisse, Charity in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cherri, Cherry, Fae, Faith, Fay, Faye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faith, Faye outside U.S.