Gender Masculine & Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EHZ-may, EHZ-mee  [key·IPA]

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. It is now more common as a feminine name.

Related Names

VariantsEsmae(English) Esme, Esmée, Esmee(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesEsmée, Esmee(Dutch)
Same SpellingEsme
User SubmissionEsme


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Entry updated June 13, 2019