Amethyst Name Meaning & Origin

Amethyst

Pronunciation: A-mə-thist (key)

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Am, Ammie, or A. Amme or Ammy. Ame or Amy.

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Meanings and history of the name Amethyst

A purple variety of quartz used for gems. It is the birthstone for February. It is of Greek origin meaning "not intoxicated". According to Greek legend, wearing this stone would protect the wearer from the effects of strong drugs, usually alcohol.

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