- this week

Gender: F Pronunciation: Ez-meh-RAHL-dah; Izh-muh-RAHL-dah (Portuguese) Meaning of Esmeralda: "emerald" Origin of Esmeralda: Spanish and Portuguese Esmeralda's Popularity in 2014: #376

This Portuguese and Spanish version of the jewel-like Emerald has long been popular with Hispanic parents, and has now climbed to Number 376 on the U.S. list.

In the 1831 Victor Hugo novel Notre-Dame de Paris, aka The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, the Gypsy heroine was born Agnes, but called La Esmeralda in reference to the jewel she wears around her neck. The name Esmeralda got increased visibility via the Disney version of the story.

People who like Esmeralda also like:

Arissa   Augusto   Ecaterina   Estela   Isabell   Juliann   Majesty   Maksim   Nicky   Nima   Raphaela   Sabian   Teyla   Tifa   Tinka Show me more names similar to Esmeralda Comment on Esmeralda

Famous People Named Esmeralda

Esmeralda Amada Gosling, daughter of Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes

Pop Culture References for the Name Esmeralda

Esmeralda, character in Disney's movie adaption of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
Esmerelda, Frank's young cousin in "The Wasp Factory," by Iain Banks
Esmeralda, character (played by Alice Ghostley) in TV's "Bewitched"

Em, Emelda, Emerald, Emerant, Emeraude, Emmie, Esma, Esmarada, Esmaralda, Esmarelda, Esmaria, Esmeralda, Esmeraldina, Esmeranda, Esmerelda, Esmerilda, Esmie, Esmiralda, Esmiralde, Esmirelda, Esmé, Ezmirilda, Ismaerelda, Ismaralda

Esmeralda's International Variations

Ismeralda (Spanish)

Inspired by Esmeralda?

Discover 1000s more amazing names you'll love with NameHunter

Hunt Me Some Names