Esme

Female

Meaning

Loved

Origin

African

Pronunciation

/ˈɛzmi/

Traits associated with the name Esme:

Dogs named Esme tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Esme?

Naming your dog Esme suggests that you have a creative and unique style. It also suggests that you have a strong appreciation for literature, as Esme is a character in the popular novel "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer.

Is Esme a good dog name?

Esme has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Esme isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

628
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1,388
New York City Dog Name Database
2,667
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Esme is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Esme was, in the past month, the 413th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Esme is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Esme was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Esme's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Esme is most adored in Louisiana, Rhode Island and Kansas.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Tennessee, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Esme.

Most popular breeds named Esme:

  1. Beagle
  2. Jack Russell Terrier
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Shih Tzu
  5. Labrador Retriever

Esme is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Originating from the 19th century, this moniker screams Victorian-era charm!

cute dog names
cute

Evokes whimsy, derived from old French for esteemed or loved.

french dog names
french

Derived from old French, meaning esteemed or loved.

african dog names
african

No connection between Esme and African culture or language exists.

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Esme dog name meaning

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