Meaning and name origin
Esperanza \e-speran-za, es-pera-nza\ as a girl's 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 is a very popular first name for females (#590 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19711 out of 88799, Top 22%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Esperanza for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Esperanza and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Faith (#81), Charity and Esperanza. (2014 statistics).