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.
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).
The name Esra is ranked #4038 overall.
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