Esperanza Origin and Meaning
The name Esperanza is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "hope, expectation".
Esperanza is a Spanish classic that's found its way onto the national popularity list in recent years. It came into the spotlight not long ago when jazz singer Esperanza Spalding "stole" the Best New Artist Grammy from favorite Justin Bieber. It's also the name of the main character in the novel The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, about a young Latina growing up in Chicago.
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Famous People Named Esperanza
- Esperanza Emily SpaldingAmerican jazz singer
- Esperanza Baur DíazMexican actress; second wife of actor John Wayne
- Esperanza Aguirre (y Gil de Biedma)Countess of Murillo and Bornos, Grandee of Spain, Spanish politician; former President of Madrid
- Esperanza Escolar LimjapOsmeña, First Lady of the Philippines as wife of President Sergio Osmeña
- Esperanza López MateosMexican translator and political activist
- Esperanza Alcantara IcasasCabral, Filipina politician
- Esperanza Fuentes RoySpanish actress
- Esperanza GuisánSpanish philosopher
- Esperanza MartínezMexican painter
- Esperanza "Hope" AndradeAmerican politician from Texas
Esperanza in Pop Culture
- Esperanza Ortegamain character in "Esperanza Rising" by Pam Munoz Ryan
- Camp Esperanzathe impromptu camp in Chile where rescue workers and families worked and prayed together to save 33 miners from a 2010 collapse
- Esperanza Valdezmother of main character Leo Valdez in the 'Heroes of Olympus' book series by Rick Riordan
- Esperanza Corderomain character in "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros
- "Esperanza" song by Enrique Iglesias
- Esperanza de la Vegawife of Zorro in "The Mask of Zorro"
- Esperanzamother of Spirit in animated movie "Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron"
- Esperanza Estreramain character in Filipino TV series "Esperanza"
- Esperanza "Hope" Roberta Two Twocharacter in the novel "The Bean Trees" by Barbara Kingsolver
- "Esperanza del Corazón" Mexican telenovela