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Amethyst

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Amethyst

Amethyst

Gem and Color Name

A violet gemstone that according to ancient Greek superstition, protected its owner against the effects of strong drink.

Meaning:

Gem and color name

Origin:

Greek

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Amethyst

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Amethyst

 

Variations & Similar Names

Amara, Amarantha, Amity

Nicknames

Amy, Misty, Tess, Thyssa

Middle Names

Aurora, Blythe, Nicole, Rose, Shay

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