Esperanza Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Esperanza:
Derived from the Spanish esperanza (hope, expectation).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know an Esperanza? What are her siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Esperanza
Contribute your knowledge to the name Esperanza
- Comments and insights on the name Esperanza
Spanish version of Hope
- Personal experiences with the name Esperanza
- Nicknames for Esperanza
Espe Pelancha Pelancho Pera
Ezra, Ez, Perry, Eran, Ann, Anza, Essie, Esme
- Meanings and history of the name Esperanza
It is taken from the title of Nuestra Señora de la Esperanza meaning "Our lady of hope."
- Famous real-life people named Esperanza
- Esperanza in song, story & screen
"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