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Esme meaning and name origin
Esme \e-sme, es-me\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Esme), is of French origin, and the meaning of Esme is "esteemed". Esmé is related to the more modern French form "aimé", which is the root of Amy. Originally a male name brought to Scotland by a French cousin of James VI.
Esme has 4 variant forms: Esmay, Esmeling, Ismay and Isme.
For more information, see also the related name Aime.
Baby names that sound like Esme are Asim, Aseem and Isam.
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Popularity of Esme
Esme is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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