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Gender: Female Origin of Amethyst: Gem and Color name

The name Amethyst is a girl's name . Amethyst and is often added to lists like Gothic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Your Six Kids - Take Three, Leave Three".

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As flower names become more exotic, so can gem names move beyond Ruby and Pearl to names like Topaz, Sapphire and Peridot. Amethyst, the purple birthstone for February, has never been in the Top 1000, but could have some appeal, joining similarly-hued Violet and Lilac, all of which make great names for Aquarius babies or names for a February babies.

In the M.M. Kaye children's novel The Ordinary Princess, the protagonist is Princess Amethyst Alexandra Augusta Araminta Adelaide Aurelia Anne of Phantasmorani --Amy for short --who has been given the "gift" of ordinariness.

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Famous People Named Amethyst

Amethyst Amelia Kelly, birth name of Iggy Azalea, Australian rapper

Pop Culture References for the name Amethyst

Amethyst, character on animated series "Steven Universe"
Amethyst Van Der Troll, character on animated series "Trollz"
Amethyst, pair of nonbinary twins in "Land of the Lustrous"
Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld aka Amy Winston, DC comics character