Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. ehz-meh-RAL-da(Spanish) izh-mi-RAL-du(European Portuguese) ehz-meh-ROW-du(Brazilian Portuguese) ehz-mə-RAHL-də(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "emerald" in Spanish and Portuguese. Victor Hugo used this name in his novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1831), in which Esmeralda is the Gypsy girl who is loved by Quasimodo. It has occasionally been used in the English-speaking world since that time.

Related Names

VariantsEmerald, Esmaralda(English)
Other Languages & CulturesSmaragda(Greek) Zümra(Turkish)
User SubmissionEsméralda


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Name Days

Latvia: July 5


Entry updated December 7, 2022