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Gender: Female Origin of Sapphire: Hebrew, jewel name

The name Sapphire is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Sapphire and is often added to lists like Color Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Sapphire goes waaaaay beyond Ruby and Pearl. This September birthstone, occasionally used a century ago, might be worth a reappraisal, perhaps as a Sophie/Sophia alternative. Sapphire is the pseudonym of Romona Lofton, who wrote the book Push, which was turned into the movie Precious.

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Famous People Named Sapphire

Sapphire, pen name of Ramona Lofton, American novelist and poet
Sapphire Elia, English actress
Sapphire, ring name of Juanita Wright, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Sapphire

"I will...lay thy foundations with sapphires." Isaiah 54:11
Sapphire aka Candice Jean "Candy" Gennaro, character in DC Power Company comics
Sapphire Birch, a male main character in 'Bitterblue' by Kristin Cashore
Mistress Sapphire, character on TV's "Castle"
Sapphire Trewhella, main character in the 'Ingo' series by Helen Dunmore
Sapphire Trollzawa, character in animated series "Trollz"
Sapphire, character on animated series "Steven Universe"
Sapphire, character in radio/film/television series Amos 'n' Andy
Sapphire, a character in British TV series "Sapphire & Steel"
Sapphire, a main character in "Pokémon Adventures"
Sapphire Rhodonite, character in the video game "Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice"

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Sapphire's International Variations

Sapphira (Greek)