Thanks to the tween (and adult) sensation known as Twilight, Esme, a previously forgotton name, has finally entered the top 1000. In the hit series Esme is the name of the compassionate adoptive mother of the vampire-in-love-with-a-human, Edward Cullen. In real life, Esme is an romantic French name meaning “to love.”


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Famous Namesakes:

Author Esme Codell

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Michael J. Fox, Daughter of Samantha Morton, Daughter of Anthony Edwards, Daughter of Katey Segal