What does Esme mean?
Esme [esme] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Esme) is pronounced EZ-may, es-MAY. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Esme is "esteemed; to love". Originally a male name brought to Scotland by Esmé Stewart, Seigneur d'Aubigny, the first Duke of Lennox in the 16th century.
Related boy name: Aime.Creative forms:
(male) Elme, Erme, ..
(female) Esmei, Esmer, .. Middle name pairings:
Esme Derek (E.D.), ..
How popular is Esme?
Esme is an unusual first name for males. Esme is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Esme (not in Top 2000) is Aime. This relation of Esme was at the peak of its popularity during 1910-1919. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Cosme, Eames, Ebbe, Eike, Elie, Elmer▼, Elmo▼, Em, Emmet, Enne, Erasme, Erie, Erle, Ermes, Erve, Esau, Eskel, Esra, Essex, Estes, Hume, Jame, Rome and Tome. These names tend to be more frequently used than Esme.See names in meaning and etymology.