Esperanza - Meaning of Esperanza
What does Esperanza mean?
[ 4 syll. es-pe-ran-za, esp-era-nza ] The baby girl name Esperanza is pronounced ehS-Peh-RAAN-THaa (Spanish) or ehS-Peh-RAAN-Saa (Spanish-Latin American) †. Esperanza is of Latin and English origin. It is used mainly in English and Spanish. Latin origin: It is derived from sperans which means 'hope' ; sperare 'to hope'. Sperantia (Latin) is an old form of the name.
In addition, Esperanza is a variant of Hope (English) in the Spanish language.
Esperanza is a widely used name; it has 22 variants that are used in English and foreign languages. English variants of Esperanza include Esparanza, Espe, Esperance, Esperans, Esperansa, Esperansah, Esperanse, Esperansea, Esperansia, Esperanta, Esperanz, Esperanzah, Esperanze, Esperanzea, Esperanzia, Esperenza, and Espie.
Variants used in foreign languages include Shprintza (Yiddish), Shprintze (Yiddish), Shprintzel (Yiddish), Shprinze (Yiddish), and Speranza (Italian).
See also the related categories, english, latin, and spanish.
Esperanza is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but not to the degree it was before. At the modest peak of its usage in 2000, 0.025% of baby girls were named Esperanza. It had a ranking of #529 then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and it is of only infrequent use in recent times. In 2018, it ranked at #992 with a usage of 0.014%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Esperanza, Hope was the most widely used. It was more commonly used than Esperanza by 5 times in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Esperanza include Esperanzah, Esperanze, Esperanzea, Esperanzia, Esparanza, Esperanz, and Esperenza.
† Pronunciation for Esperanza: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)"
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