Gender: Female Pronunciation: Es-clar-mond; Es-clar-MOND-uh Meaning of Esclarmonde: "Light of the World" Origin of Esclarmonde: Occitan

Esclarmonde Origin and Meaning

The name Esclarmonde is a girl's name meaning "Light of the World".

Esclarmonde de Foix was an Occitan countess and an important figure in Catharism, a medieval Christian movement, which allowed women and men to both hold church offices. Her tale inspired an opera by the same name by Jules Massenet; the name is also featured in Kate Mosse's bestselling novel Labyrinth.

Esclarmonde has a stunning meaning and a mellifluous sound and would make an unusual but intriguing choice. Another version is Clarimond.

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pixelatedinfants Says:


I can't look at this w/out thinking of eclairs

Michaela Says:


This is so lush and beautiful, especially when you take into consideration the heritage and meaning behind it. I would use this as a stunning middle name.

Zelliew Says:


It's so long

EvaThyssen Says:


Escalators of the monde?

berry_chick Says:


I'm find of unusual names but no. Just no.

RoddyThlayli Says:


This name sounds very masculine to me???

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