Esperanza Name Meaning & Origin

Esperanza

Pronunciation: eh-spay-RAHN-sah (key)

Origin of the name Esperanza:

Derived from the Spanish esperanza (hope, expectation).

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Spanish version of Hope

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Espe Pelancha Pelancho Pera
Ezra, Ez, Perry, Eran, Ann, Anza, Essie, Esme
Rannie

Meanings and history of the name Esperanza: | Edit

It is taken from the title of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza meaning "Our lady of hope."

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"Esperanza Cordero" is the narrator of the award-winning book The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.
Esperanza is the main character in the book "Esperanza Rising", written by Pam Muñoz Ryan.
Esperanza Valdez, the mother of Leo Valdez from the "Heroes of Olympus' children's book series by Rick Riordan

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