Amethyst

♀ Name Amethyst – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Amethyst

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Amethyst is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Amethyst

The name Amethyst is of Greek origin. It refers to the name of the purple semi-precious stone.

Meaning of Amethyst

Amethyst is the perfect name for women to drink some wine with, because it derives from the name of the purple semi-precious stone, which was believed to be a “remedy against drunkenness” (from Greek “a/ἀ” = not + “methystos/μέθυστος” = drunk/intoxicated).

Pronunciation of Amethyst

Alternate spelling of Amethyst

Améthyste

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