Meaning:to love
The gender-fluid French name Esme has the beautiful meaning of “to love.” However, this name can often be linked back to the Spanish name Esmeralda which means “emerald.” So, whether you wish to show your love for the French language or even name baby for the beautiful gem they are, this charming name is a wonderful choice.

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