Esmeralda is a ♀ female name.
Esmeralda is a Portuguese and Spanish name and is of Greek origin. It derives from the Spanish word “esmeralda” (=emerald). The name of the precious stone in turn derived from Greek.
Esmeralda means “emerald” (from Spanish and Portuguese “esmeralda” = emerald or Greek “smáragdos/σμάραγδος” = green stone).