Emerald Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Emerald:
Taken from emerald, which denotes the bright green variety of beryl used in jewelry making.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Emerald
Emmie, Emma, Em, Merry, Relda
- Meanings and history of the name Emerald
It is the birthstone for May. Believed to bring goodness to one's life. Also believed to reveal what is true or false and can make people more intelligent and honest. It is also associated with the Greek goddess Venus, the goddess of love and beauty, and was said to protect lovers from unfaithfulness.
- Famous real-life people named Emerald
Emerald Cunard, English writer, heiress, activist, and socialite (born Nancy Clara Cunard)
- Emerald in song, story & screen
"Emerald Star" in the Hetty Feather book series by Jacqueline Wilson.
"Emerald Torrington" in The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones.