Emerald Name Meaning
What does Emerald Mean?
Emerald Name Gender : Girl Names
Emerald Name Origin : The origin of the name Emerald is English baby names
Meaning Of Emerald : Emerald name meaning is from the name of the gemstone, representing a vernacular form of ESMERALDA.
In addition to these data about Emerald name meaning, Emerald name is a girl name that starts with E and letter E means that you need plenty of feedom, you are physical and passionate, you like to be social and entertain, you are highly perceptive and not easily fooled, you are original and versatile, you are capable of looking at a situation from different perspectives. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Emerald name. If you know more about Emerald name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Emerald. If you consider Emerald name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Emerald : Emmalynne Emmanuelle Emerenciana Emelle Emaleigh .
"bright green precious stone," c. 1300, emeraude, from Old French esmeraude (12c.), from Medieval Latin esmaraldus, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos "green gem" (emerald or malachite), from Semitic baraq "shine" (compare Hebrew bareqeth "emerald," Arabic barq "lightning"). Sanskrit maragdam "emerald" is from the same source, as is Persian zumurrud, whence Turkish zümrüd, source of Russian izumrud "emerald." For the excrescent e-, see e-.In early examples the word, like most other names of precious stones, is of vague meaning; the mediæval references to the stone are often based upon the descriptions given by classical writers of the smaragdus, the identity of which with our emerald is doubtful. [OED] Emerald Isle for "Ireland" is from 1795.
noun : emerald (a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone)
noun : emerald (a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem)
noun : emerald (the green color of an emerald)
For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Emerald is 193, representing about 0.010908 percent of all female births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Emerald name popularity by states.
- United States : Rank #1140
- England and Wales : Rank #1956