[ 1 syll. e-sme, es-me ] The baby girl name Esme is pronounced as EHZM †. Esme is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Spanish origins. Esme is a short form of the name Esmeralda (Greek, Spanish, English, German, and Italian).
Esme is fairly popular as a baby name for girls, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been increasing since the 2000s; before that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2018, 0.030% of baby girls were given the name Esme. It ranked at #556 then. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Esme, Esmeralda was the most frequently used. It was used 49% more than Esme in that year.
Baby names that sound like Esme include Esne, Egen, Egun, Egzonë (Albanian), Ekin (Turkish), Escame, Esen, Esien, Eskam, Eskame, Esmee (Dutch), Esmé (French), Esmée (English and French), Esmie, Esnee, Esney, Esni, Esnie, Esny, and Aiken.
† Pronunciation for Esme: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"