Of French origin and meaning "beloved," which will be totally true of your little Esme. Even on those bad parenting days when you just wish you could hide in the closet and eat Oreos.


Es, Essie.

Famous people named Esme:

Writer Esme Langley; singer Esme Patterson; actress Esme Melville; Olympic skier Esme Mackinnon.

Fun fact:

Fans of the Twilight series will know the name as that of Esme Cullen, the vampire matriarch.

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