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Gender: Male Meaning of Esmond: "graceful protection" Origin of Esmond: English

The name Esmond is a boy's name of English origin meaning "graceful protection". Esmond and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose: Similar Names (Boys)".

From the experts:

Though slightly haughtier and less accessible than cousin Edmond, Esmond could appeal to some parents seeing a distinguished appellation. It began being used (albeit sparingly) in England in the nineteenth century, possibly influenced by William Makepeace Thackeray's novel The History of Henry Esmond.

Most parents today would prefer the more popular Desmond.

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Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I quite like it, too!

KJGlitter Says:


What a lovely name. I wouldn't mind hearing it more often.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I prefer Esmond to Desmond. It sonds more unique.