Name
ESTHER

Name ESTHER

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 342,543 births of Esther in the countries below, which represents an average of 2,464 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 3,481 births.
Version Française disponible ici En Français Prénom Esther Available variant : Esthér
Variations : Esta , Ester , Estér , Estera , Esteri , Hester

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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 en Japonais
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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 (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/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstə(r)
  • Homophone: ester
Proper noun src :
  • Esther
  • A female given name.
  • 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, a spelling 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 (star-, “star”) or from עִשְׁתָּר‎ (ʿištār, “Ishtar”). Compare Middle Persian stl (star, “star”), 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
Proper noun src :
  • Esther
  • A female given name. Less common variants include Hester and very rarely Ester.
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 - 2018
163
254,236
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
0
18,450
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
126
17,755
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
40
11,352
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
8,113
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
0
6,892
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
0
4,723
ONOntario
1913 - 2017
0
4,429
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
3,015
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
0
2,257
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
2,069
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
0
1,527
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
2
1,269
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
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
0
478
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
0
411
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
2018
0
1,806
BRBrazil
2010
4
558
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
0
312
SESweden
2019
0
215
FRFrance
2018
0
200
NLNetherlands
2019
0
53
ONOntario
2017
0
46
BEBelgium
2018
0
44
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
43
QCQuebec
2018
0
33
ABAlberta
2018
0
30
NONorway
2019
0
24
DEGermany
2018
0
23
ITItaly
2018
0
21
ATAustria
2018
0
19
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
15
CHSwitzerland
2018
0
12
ARArgentina
2015
0
11
IEIreland
2019
0
8
DKDenmark
2018
0
3
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

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Personalities with the first name Esther

There are 35 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
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Kingdom of the netherlands
Writer Teacher Biographer Diarist


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


Gretchen Whitmer
(Gretchen Esther Whitmer) src

United states of america
Politician Prosecutor Lawyer


Esther Ofarim
src

Israel
Actor Singer Film actor


Ester Dean
(Esther Renay Dean) src

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


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
#51SE Sweden2019
#93NZ New Zealand2019
#126AB Alberta2018
#153US United State of America2018
#173GB United Kingdom2018
#191QC Quebec2018
#198NO Norway2019
#240BE Belgium2018
#246ON Ontario2017
#261BC British Columbia2019
#264NL Netherlands2019
#291AT Austria2018
#301FR France2018
#311DE Germany2018
#336BR Brazil2010
#382DK Denmark2018
#448CH Switzerland2018
#494IE Ireland2019
#543AR Argentina2015
#595IT Italy2018
#2814CZ Czechoslovakia2016