[ 2 syll. e-sau, es-au ] The baby boy name Esau is pronounced IY-Sao in English †. Esau has its origins in the Hebrew language. It is used largely in English and Hebrew. The meaning of Esau is 'hairy, rough'.
Esau is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1902, 0.005% of baby boys were named Esau. It was #964 in rank then. The baby name has seen a drop in frequency since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Within all boy names in its family, Esau was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Esau: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)"