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Gender: Female Origin of Jewel: Word name Jewel's Popularity in 2017: #818

The name Jewel is a girl's name . Jewel is ranked #818 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Jewel and Gemstone Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".

From the experts:

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 Staite, Canadian actress
Jewel Carmen (born Florence Lavina Quick), American silent film actress
Jewel De'Nyle (born Stephany Schwartz), American adult film actress
Jewel Fatima Avejade Mische, Filipina actress and model
Jewel Faye "Sammi" Smith, American country music singer
Ebony-Jewel Cora-Lee Camellia Rosamond Rainford-Brent, English cricketer
Jayda Jewel Rendon (b. 2012), daughter of TV personality Ebony Jackson of "16 and Pregnant"

Pop Culture References for the name Jewel

Jewel, character in movie "Fresh Horses"
Jewel, macaw in animated movie "Rio"
Jewel, character on TV's "Even Stevens"
Jewel Sparkle, a Lalaloopsy doll

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