GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: es-MAY (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "esteemed" or "loved" in Old French. It was first recorded in Scotland, being borne by the first Duke of Lennox in the 16th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Esme (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Esmée (English), Esmée (Dutch)
MASCULINE FORM: Esme (English)
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