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Lapis

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Gender: Female Meaning of Lapis: "azure blue stone" Origin of Lapis: Persian

The name Lapis is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "azure blue stone". Lapis and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Middle name for a First name!".

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Exotic gemstone name derived from lapis lazuli, which is said to enhance awareness and intellect, impart ancient wisdom and cure many ailments, making it an interesting possibility for a blue-eyed girl. Lazuli -- or Azure or Blue -- are other options.

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letmein Says:

2017-12-18T23:04:33

Lazuli is way better. I don't like the name Lapis because of the "piss" part.

Mhill46 Says:

2017-08-12T03:11:36

Strongly prefer Lazuli to this.

lizway Says:

2016-08-04T22:33:27

Lapis is a horrible thing to do to a child. The "piss" in it is super teaseworthy :(

RoddyThlayli Says:

2016-01-03T15:31:55

I like Lazuli better. Lapis just sound kind of weird as a name.

Koilada Says:

2015-04-27T03:51:07

I think this is a lovely name, but the "piss" sound in the final syllable might lend to some teasing potential, which is a shame. It is also close to the the French word, 'Lapin,' meaning "Rabbit," which is a less tease-worthy equivalent if you like the sound of Lapis.

If you want to name your daughter after this beautiful gemstone without some possible repercussions, then perhaps you'd rather use Lazuli.