What does Jewel mean?
How popular is Jewel?
Jewel is a very prominent first name for women (#522 out of 4276, Top 12%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#27439 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jewel for girls. Jewel reached its highest rank of #234 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #870 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Jewel and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Jewel (#870 2 years ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Beryl, Jewell, Rubi, Rubie and Ruby (#90 2 years ago). Other variants, like Rubena, are seldom used. These relations of Jewel reached the top of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5753%) and are now significantly less common (usage 0.1733%, 69.9% less). Ruby has been the most common, and Rubi is now somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)