A Spanish name meaning “hope” or “expectation.” Like the expectation you have that your little Esperanza will eat a perfectly balanced diet … replaced by the realization that by age three, you’re hoping ketchup counts as a vegetable.
Essie, Peri, Anza, Zaza.
Famous people named Esperanza:
Singer Esperanza Spalding; politician Esperanza Andrade; actresses Esperanza Baur Díaz and Esperanza Roy; painter Esperanza Martínez.
Enrique Iglesias has a song named "Esperanza."