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Hesper meaning and name origin
Hesper \he(s)-per\ as a girl's name is pronounced HESS-per. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hesper is "evening; evening star". The Greeks referred to Italy as Hesperia, since the sun set and the evening star rose there. It is also the name of a town in California.
Hesper has 2 variant forms: Hespera and Hesperia.
Popularity of Hesper
Hesper is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Hesper for girls. (2010 statistics) Compare Hesper with its variant forms and related girl baby names.