Name Esra Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Esra


Esra is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Esra thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Esra

The girl’s name Esra is a Turkish variant of the Arabic name Asra. In Hebrew and Aramaic Esra is, by contrast, a boy’s name.

What is the meaning of the name Esra?

The girl’s name Esra means “nocturnal journey” (from Arabic “ʾisrāʾ/إِسْرَاء”) and “travel at night” (from Arabic “ʾasrā/أَسْرَى”). The boy’s name Esra means “help” or “Yahweh has helped” (from Hebrew “‘ézer/עֵזֶר” = help + “yah/יָה” = referring to the Hebrew God).

Pronunciation of Esra

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Popularity of the name Esra

The name Esra is ranked #4357 overall.

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