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Esmeralda 🔥

Gender: Female Pronunciation: Ez-meh-RAHL-dah; Izh-muh-RAHL-dah (Portuguese) Meaning of Esmeralda: "emerald" Origin of Esmeralda: Spanish and Portuguese Esmeralda's Popularity in 2019: #379

Esmeralda Origin and Meaning

The name Esmeralda is a girl's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "emerald".

Esmeralda came into use as an applied use of the Spanish word for emerald, esmeralda. In the 1831 Victor Hugo novel Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as 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.

This Portuguese and Spanish version of the jewel-like Emerald has long been popular with Hispanic parents. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling named their first daughter Esmeralda, inspired by the Victor Hugo novel.

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Rank in US: #379

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Esmeralda's International Variations

Ismeralda (Spanish)

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