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Emerald

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Gem name; Persian
"green"

Emerald Origin and Meaning

The name Emerald is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "green".
Emerald is the intriguing color and jewel name of the deep green stone treasured as far back as ancient Egypt — it's supposed to open one's heart to wisdom and to love and be good for strengthening relationships — which could make for an interesting, unusual name, particularly with the popularity of so many Em-starting names.

Emerald is the birthstone of May, making it extra appropriate for a girl born in that month. Some pleasant associations: the Emerald Isle and the Emerald City.

Esmeralda is the Spanish version.
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Famous People Named Emerald

  • Maud Alice "Emerald" CunardAmerican,British socialite
  • Emerald FennellEnglish actress and author
  • Emerald ZellersAmerican beauty queen
  • Emerald Ignacio aka DriftGirlAmerica actress, model and racing driver
  • Caro Emeraldstage name of Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw, Dutch pop singer

Emerald in Pop Culture

  • Emerald Sustraicharacter in web series RWBY
  • Emerald aka Green Esmeraudecharacter in anime Sailor Moon
  • Emerald Empresscharacter in DC Comics
  • Emerald Citylocation in book/film "The Wizard of Oz,” also a nickname for the city of Seattle
  • Emerald Islenickname for Ireland
  • Emerald is a main character in the manga series Pokémon Adventures
  • Emerald Staralias of the main character in Jacqueline Wilson's "Hetty Feather" series