31 Precious Girl Names Inspired By Gemstones

Gemstones are precious and beautiful, so they are often used to make jewelry or other adornments. It is a perfect idea to choose a precious name inspired by natural gemstones for your beloved daughter, because she is precious and pretty as well.


This is not the first time gemstone girl names been in vogue. In the Victorian era, parents believed naming their child after a gem would bring their daughters luck and prosperity. Some of the gem baby names have been popular for years, for instance Amber, Jade and Ruby.




We have pulled together all of the precious girl names inspired by gemstones, you could name your daughter after one of these 31 names. Also, naming your baby with the name of her birthstone will be a cool idea.

Agate: A semiprecious stone characterized by its fineness of grain and brightness of color, and it is believed to attract strength, protect against bad dreams, stress, and energy drains.

Amber: A yellowish-brown color of fossil resin, with seeds, leaves, feathers and insects inside. It could help to develop a warm, generous character for your daughter.

Amethyst: A violet variety of semiprecious quartz, and it is the traditional birthstone for February.

Apatite: An unusual name for the most common phosphate mineral.

Beryl: A gemstone of varying colors, often yellow-green.

Bijou: A jewel or something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought.

Citrine: A translucent, yellow variety of quartz. Also the stone for the month of November. It is believed to has energies of good fortune and good luck, and known as "Success Stone."

Coral: The common name given to Corallium rubrum and several related species of marine coral.

Crystal: A clear, transparent semi-precious stone formed from the most refined quartz.

Diamond: The hardest known natural material, a transparent and flawless piece of precious gem. Also the birthstone of April, Marilyn Monroe called it "girl's best friend".

Emerald: A brilliant green to grass-green transparent variety of beryl. Often associated with patience, understanding, and foresight. Also the May birthstone and the Zodiac stone for the constellation of Cancer.

Esmeralda: The Spanish variation of Emerald and the character in Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Esme: French for esteemed, beloved, and emerald.

Garnet: A dark red gemstone has the unique ability to change colors when exposed to sunlight. Also the birthstone for January.

Gemma: Italian for Precious Stone. Also the name of Kristin Davis' daughter.

Golda: Inspired by Gold, the precious metal. Made famous by Golda Meir, the late prime minister of Israel.

Goldie: A variant of Golda.


Ivory: A hard, creamy-white colored material, derived from the tusks and teeth of animals.

Jade: A spiritual green ornamental stone, and it is believed to cure colic in babies if placed on stomach.

Jett: A variant of Jet, which is a shiny black substance mineral name.

Jewel: A precious gem or stone in cut and polished form, which is used to make jewelry or other adornments.

Mica: The flinty mineral may not be exactly a precious gemstone, but it falls into the same family.

Coral: The semiprecious natural sea growth, often deep pink to red in color. In Hebrew, the word means "fate, destiny, luck".

Opal: A semiprecious iridescent gemstone, often considered on par with Ruby and Pearl. Also the birthstone for the month of October, and the national gemstone of Australia.

Pearl: A milky-colored gem produced within the soft tissue of a living shelled mollusc. Often used as a metaphor for something rare, fine, admirable, and valuable.

Peridot: Gem-quality olivine, a vibrant green mineral. Also the birthstone for the month of August.

Ruby: A pink to blood-red colored gemstone, often considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald and the diamond. Also the birthstone for the month of July.

Sapphire: A blue gemstone in the corundum family. Also the birthstone of September.

Silver: The shining precious metal, usually more abundant than gold.

Topaz: A silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine. Also the birthstone of November.

Turquoise: An opaque, blue-to-green mineral. It is rare and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. Also the birthstone of December.

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