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Gender: Female Origin of Amethyst: Gem and Color name

Amethyst Origin and Meaning

The name Amethyst is a girl's name .

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 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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Starelli Says:

2017-09-22T16:44:33

Pretty, but a mouthful to say. Not a lot of NN options. Ameh?

pixelatedinfants Says:

2017-06-11T15:14:43

most people in the nameberry comments- *some serious analysis of using the name amethyst on their child*
me- *witty steven universe pun*

paulapuddephatt Says:

2016-11-22T18:24:20

Such a beautiful name

Abby Says:

2015-12-31T16:19:37

Not a drug user either but while I like this name, it wasn't hard for me to find "meth" after hydra pointed it out. Just because someone can find a drug in a name doesn't mean they do it. Assuming something like that grosses ME out.

Stranger danger Says:

2015-12-31T15:10:08

I was breaking down the name to find another nickname option when I noticed the same thing. Also not on drugs.

Amethyst Says:

2015-08-26T08:22:01

My name is Amethyst, and I love and prefer my name to my old one completely. Its a beautiful name, in my opinion. <3

Hydra Says:

2015-03-22T02:42:30

Well, I don't do drugs either, but the reason I see meth is because I know a girl with this name, and she actually brags about having meth in her name. I know that's weird, but it's true, and I have no idea why she does it. I apologize if you're offended.

_NorthStar_ Says:

2015-03-21T19:15:18

Some people really give themselves away as to what their extra curricular activities might be. I've seen this name several times, and never, ever once noticed the meth in it. But then again, I don't use drugs. Soooo.... :/ I'm sure this comment seems rude but I'm just so grossed out right now.

DanielaBorges Says:

2015-02-25T18:31:07

This is such a cool name for a girl.

Hydra Says:

2014-07-12T07:41:58

Sorry, but all I see is meth.