Name Amethyst

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Amethyst

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

Variants of the name Amethyst

Améthyste

Amethyst in the categories

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Name Statistic: Amethyst is ranked #8492 overall ↑↑ 1054

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2326 ↓↓ -514
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2627 ↑↑ 152
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2826 ↑↑ 1973
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 3065 ↓↓ -497
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 3994 ↑↑ 1244
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4504 ↓↓ -1167
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4993 ↑↑ 8348
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 5205 ↓↓ -131
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 5556 ↑↑ 611
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6021 ↓↓ -1416
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6976 ↑↑ 1838
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 7159 ↓↓ -1293
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 9768 ↓↓ -222
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 9958 ↑↑ 1805
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 10042 ↓↓ -420
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 11715 ↓↓ -3307
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 12502 ↓↓ -248
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 12686 ↑↑ 1251
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13680 ↓↓ -321
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