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Page 1/5. 43 Jewel names and what they mean, for jewel, pearl, gem, birthstone for females. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1900-1909 and are somewhat less popular today, with names like Peggy, Rita, Mamie, Opal and Lulu falling out of fashion. The more trendy baby names in this list are Pearl, Gemma, Marjorie, Greta and Jewel.
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 ..
Amethyst .. (Greek) "Precious purple jewel." .. The amethyst is the birthstone for February.
Bijou .. (French) "Jewel." ..
Cameo .. From Italian "cammeo" (probably of Oriental origin) which refers to a gem portrait carved in relief ..
Amber is a commonly used name, while Alumina, Amethyst, Bijou and Cameo are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls
[Alumina - Cameo]
[Ceinwen - Greta]
[Gretchen - Mamie]
[Manika - Peggy]
[Peninah - Ula]
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