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Origin and Meaning of Esma

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  1. A submission from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Esma means "supreme".
  2. A user from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Esma means "The great potential".
  3. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Esma means "Emerald, names of god".
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Notable Persons Named Esma

Notable Persons Named Esma

Esma Redžepova

Esma Redžepova is a disco and folk music singer-songwriter and humanitarianism. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1956 to present. Esma was born on August 8th, 1943 in Skopje. Esma is also known as Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska.

Esma Cannon

Esma Cannon was an actress. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1964. Esma was given the name Esma Ellen Charlotte Cannon on December 27th, 1905 in Randwick, New South Wales. She passed away on October 18th, 1972.

Esma Sultan

Esma was born as the child of Abdülaziz of the Ottoman Empire and Gevheri Kadınefendi on March 21st, 1873 in Istanbul, the Ottoman Empire. She died on May 7th, 1899.

Esma Aydemir

Esma was born on January 1st, 1992 in Karakeçili, Kırıkkale Province, Turkey.

Esma Agolli

Esma Agolli was an actor and actress. Esma was born on July 1st, 1928 in Tirana. She died on June 5th, 2010.

Esma Kevser Aksan

Esma Kevser Aksan is a soccer player for the Gazikentspor and Turkey women's national under-19 football team. Esma was born on July 8th, 1996 in Şahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey.


Fun Facts about the name Esma

  • How Popular is the name Esma? Esma is the 13,174th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Esma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 740 babies born with the first name Esma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Esma to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Esma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Esma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Esma is Tuesday, August 20th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Esma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Esma was in 2019 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Esma Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Esma is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Esma: The name spelled backwards is Amse. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Emas. How do you pronounce that?
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