14 Baby Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones

You already know that your baby is going to be a star. Now let the world know by naming him or her after a precious gemstone. (Yep, boys can be named after gemstones, too.)

22 Hippie Baby Names for Your Little Flower Child

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A little grandma-chic, a little rock-and-roll and a lot adorable.

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A different take on Caspar, this cool-kid name for boys comes from a brownish-red stone.

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This bright green gem is May’s birthstone, but we think it makes a great name for baby girls year round.

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Means "armed with a spear." So you know, don’t mess with this baby boy on the playground.

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Yes, we do want to nibble those toes.

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A boy’s name inspired by the charcoal black mineral. (It’s so in, don’t you know?)

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French for "jewel." Très chic for a baby girl, n’est-ce pas?

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Will probably love indie music.

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A Scottish form of the name Margaret (which means "pearl").

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A beautiful green stone for your beautiful baby girl (or boy).

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Guaranteed to be the only one in your daughter’s class.

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A girl's name that's as cool as ice.

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This beautiful girl’s name is inspired by the reddish-yellow stone.

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The Spanish variation of the name Emerald.

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