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Jewel Origin and Meaning

The name Jewel is a girl's name .

Just like Flora is for botanicals, Jewel is the generic gemstone name, not used much since the early twentieth century, when it was seen as a symbol of how precious a daughter could be. The French version, Bijou, feels more modern, as do Pearl and Ruby.

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Famous People Named Jewel

  • Jewel (Kilcher)American singer,songwriter
  • Jewel Belair StaiteCanadian actress
  • Jewel Carmen (born Florence Lavina Quick)American silent film actress
  • Jewel De'Nyle (born Stephany Schwartz)American adult film actress
  • Jewel Fatima Avejade MischeFilipina actress and model
  • Jewel Faye "Sammi" SmithAmerican country music singer
  • EbonyJewel Cora,Lee Camellia Rosamond Rainford,Brent, English cricketer

Jewel in Pop Culture

  • Jewelcharacter in movie "Fresh Horses"
  • Jewelmacaw in animated movie "Rio"
  • Jewelcharacter on TV's "Even Stevens"
  • Jewel Sparklea Lalaloopsy doll
  • Jewel Bundrenmale character in William Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying"