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Gem Names

(See: Jewel Names)

11 Gem names and what they mean, for gem for baby girls, listing 1-11.

Alumina Mineral name: oxygen and aluminium form the substance called "corundum", which is the basis of such gems as ruby, sapphire, and amethyst ..

Amber .. Amber is the English name for a semiprecious gem made from fossilized tree resin, and is also used to describe the gem's golden color ..
[Ambar, Ambereen, Amberetta, Ambre, Ambur]

Cameo .. From Italian "cammeo" (probably of Oriental origin) which refers to a gem portrait carved in relief ..

Ceinwen .. The plural "ceinion" means "beauties" or "gems", so the name is sometimes interpreted as "beautiful gems" ..
[Cain, Keyne]

Diamond .. The gem is the birthstone for April.
[Diamanda, Diamanta, Diamante, Diamonique, Diamontina]

Gemma .. (Latin) "Gem, jewel." .. "Gem, jewel."
[Gem, Gemmalyn, Gemmalynn, Jemma, .. ]

Jewel .. Literally, a precious gem ..
[Jewelene, Jewelisa, Jewell, Jewella, Jewelle, .. 2 more]

Opal .. (Hindi, Sanskrit) "Gem, jewel." ..
[Opalina, Opaline, Opall]

Sapphire .. The Hebrew names Sapir and Saphira, like the English word and name Sapphire, are derived from the Hebrew term for the gem ..
[Safira, Saphira, Sapphira, Sephira]

Soraya .. (Persian, Arabic) "Gem, jewel." ..
[Soreeyah, Subaru]

Ula .. (Scandinavian, Celtic, Hawaiian) "Gem of the sea." ..
[Eula, Ulla, Ulli, Yulla]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gem names: Amber, Diamond, Gemma, Jewel, Opal, Ula

Amber, Diamond, Gemma, Jewel, Opal, Soraya and Ula are commonly used names, while Alumina, Cameo, Ceinwen and Sapphire are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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