Name
ESTHER

Name ESTHER

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 345,161 births of Esther in the countries below, which represents an average of 2,483 births of children bearing the first name Esther per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3,554 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Esther   
In Italiano Nome Esther   
Available variant : Esthér
Variations : Esta , Ester , Estér , Estera , Esteri , Hester


Information about the first name Esther

We celebrate Esther on July 1st
The first name Esther is listed in our categories :The first name Esther has been assigned to:
0.10% to boys
99.90% to girls
The country where the first name Esther is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Esther

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Esther : Eshter, Estehr, Hester, Tesher, Theres, Therés

Esther in Japanese *

Romajiesutaa
Katakanaエスター
Hiraganaえすたー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Esther in Japanese
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Esther in sign language

Esther in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Esther

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek Ἐσθήρ (Esthḗr), from Biblical Hebrew אֶסְתֵּר‎ (ʾestēr). Has been connected to Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎫𐎼 (a-s-t-r /star-/, “star”) (whence Middle Persian 𐭮𐭲𐭫‎ (stl /star/, “star”), 𐭮𐭲𐭠𐭫𐭪‎ (stʾlk /stārag/, “star”), Persian ستاره‎ (setâre, “star”), Kurdish estêre, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr; or else to Akkadian 𒀭𒈹 (/dištar/, “Ishtar”) (Hebrew עִשְׁתָּר‎ (ʿištār)).
Anagrams src :
  • Ehrets, Hester, ethers, there's, theres, threes
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ĕsʹtə, IPA(key): /ˈɛstə/
  • (US) enPR: ĕsʹtər, IPA(key): /ˈɛstɚ/
  • Swahili: IPA(key): /ˈɛ̝sta(ː)/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstə(r)
  • Homophone: ester
Proper noun src :
  • Esther
  • A female given name from Persian.
  • A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  • The heroine of the Book of Esther.
  • :
  • And he brought up Hadassah, that is, Esther, his uncle's daughter: for she had neither father or mother, and the maiden was fair and beautiful.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Estherville
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • Essie, Hester, Hettie, Hetty
  • Vanessa
FR French
Anagrams src :
  • hêtres
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɛs.tɛʁ/
Proper noun src :
  • Esther f
  • Esther
  • the book of Esther
  • A female given name, equivalent to English Esther.
General
Proper noun src :
  • Esther f
  • A female given name, variant of Ester
ES Spanish
Proper noun src :
  • Esther m
  • the book of Esther
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Biblical Hebrew אֶסְתֵּר‎ (ʾestēr) (possibly via Ancient Greek Ἐσθήρ (Esthḗr)), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎫𐎼 (a-s-t-r /star-/, “star”) or from עִשְׁתָּר‎ (ʿištār, “Ishtar”). Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (stl /star/, “star”), [script needed] (stʾlk' /stārag/, “star”), Modern Persian ستاره‎ (setâre, “star”).
Alternative forms src :
  • Hester
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈes.tʰeːr/, [ˈɛs.t̪ʰeːr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈes.ter/, [ˈɛs.t̪ɛr]
Proper noun src :
  • Esthēr f (indeclinable)
  • Esther
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἐσθήρ (Esthḗr), from Biblical Hebrew אֶסְתֵּר‎‎.
Alternative forms src :
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈɛs.tər/
  • Hyphenation: Es‧ther
Proper noun src :
  • Esther f
  • (biblical) the Book of Esther
  • (biblical) Esther, the main character of the Book of Esther
  • A female given name.
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Esther
  • A female given name, a popular spelling variant of Ester.
DE German
Alternative forms src :
Proper noun src :
  • Esther
  • Esther (biblical character)
  • the book of Esther
  • A female given name, a popular spelling variant of Ester.
 

Popularity of the name Esther

Number of ESTHER births per year

Total births of Esther by country

Births with the first name Esther
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
163
256,001
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
18,307
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
126
17,981
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
40
11,352
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
8,113
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
7,168
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
0
4,723
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
4,485
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
3,015
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
2,465
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
2,069
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
1,576
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2
1,300
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
1,144
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
1,139
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
978
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
759
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
3
588
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
561
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
0
478
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
0
272
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
0
217
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
66
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
37
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
33

Total births of Esther by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Esther
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
0
1,682
BRBrazil
2010
4
558
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
276
FRFrance
2019
0
220
SESweden
2019
0
215
DKDenmark
2019
0
208
ONOntario
2018
0
56
NLNetherlands
2019
0
53
BEBelgium
2019
0
49
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
43
ABAlberta
2019
0
29
QCQuebec
2019
0
27
NONorway
2019
0
24
DEGermany
2018
0
23
ITItaly
2018
0
21
ATAustria
2018
0
19
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
15
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
12
ARArgentina
2015
0
11
IEIreland
2019
0
8
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

Comments on the name Esther

Personalities with the first name Esther

There are 113 personalities with the first name Esther


Esther Duflo
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United states of america France
Professor Economist


Esther Williams
(Esther Jane Williams) src

United states of america
Actor Television actor Film actor Swimmer Autobiographer


Etty Hillesum
src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Writer Teacher Biographer Diarist


Gretchen Whitmer
(Gretchen Esther Whitmer) src

United states of america
Politician Prosecutor Lawyer


Yvette Guilbert
(Emma Laure Esther Guilbert) src

France
Actor Composer Singer Songwriter Art model Stage actor Film actor


Esther Brand
src

South africa
Athletics competitor


Esther Ofarim
src

Israel
Actor Singer Film actor


Ester Dean
(Esther Renay Dean) src

United states of america
Film actor Recording artist Actor Composer Singer Record producer Songwriter Rapper


Esther Mcvey
src

United kingdom
Businessperson Politician Television presenter


Esther Vergeer
src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Basketball player Wheelchair tennis player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Esther
Full list of personalities with the first name Esther

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Esther

There are 992 actors and actresses with the first name Esther
Esther Garrel
Esther Huang
Esther Liu
Esther Yang
Esther Nubiola
Esther Adler
Esther Seibt
Esther Kuhn
Esther Ku
Esther Wolffhardt
Esther Anderson
Esther Roling
Esther Ter Horst
Esther Cañadas
Esther Zimmering
Esther Rinaldi
Esther Ramos
Esther Hall
Esther Schweins
Esther Uria
Esther Hart
Esther Luna
Esther Arroyo
Esther Coles
Esther Francksen
Esther Mcvey
Esther Duller
Esther Esche
Esther Roord
Esther Drente

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Esther
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Esther

Rankings of first name ESTHER by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#9617BR Brazil2010
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#29DK Denmark2019
#51SE Sweden2019
#93NZ New Zealand2019
#131AB Alberta2019
#168US United State of America2019
#180GB United Kingdom2019
#198NO Norway2019
#199ON Ontario2018
#214BE Belgium2019
#224QC Quebec2019
#261BC British Columbia2019
#264NL Netherlands2019
#283FR France2019
#291AT Austria2018
#311DE Germany2018
#336BR Brazil2010
#392CH Switzerland2019
#494IE Ireland2019
#543AR Argentina2015
#595IT Italy2018
#2814CZ Czechoslovakia2016






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