Amethyst: Meaning of baby name Amethyst

Pronunciation: [A-me-thyst]

Gender of Amethyst: Female

Meaning of Amethyst: Jewel

Origin of Amethyst: Greek

Amethyst is a violet variety of semiprecious quartz, and it is the traditional birthstone for February. It is so beautiful that it is often used injewelry. The name comes from the Ancient Greek, a reference to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness.

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