Gender: Male Pronunciation: ob-SID-ee-an Origin of Obsidian: English word name

Obsidian Origin and Meaning

The name Obsidian is a boy's name .

This rarely used boys name is one of the few gem names for a boy. Obsidian is actually a type of volcanic glass, formed when lava cools very quickly. This ultra-cool name might spark a love of volcanoes and geology in a little boy.

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QueenieGuldbaek Says:


This is one of the few boy names I could see as a girl name, although I would spell it Obsidianne.

tfzolghadr Says:


Or Obi.

serichs Says:


Are Obsidian's siblings named Andesite, Basalt & Pumice?

Mariank Says:


I love the name Obsidian! Here's a plus, you could have Sid as a nickname for it!