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Jewel Meaning


What does Jewel mean?

The name Jewel is of French origin.

The meaning of Jewel is "gemstone".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "simply jewel".

Jewel is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Jew-el.

The Given Name Jewel

Fearless and enchanting, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully classic name.

Alternate names include Jewell.

Jewel falls into the gem or mineral name category.

Jewel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 866 in baby name popularity for girls with 311 occurrences. It ranked 12,982 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 821 in baby name popularity for girls with 331 occurrences. It ranked 8,438 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.

View the Jewel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jewel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jewel to other names.

Jewel Related Names

Variants of the name Jewel include Jewell.

Famous Jewels

    Jewel Numerology

    What will your new littleJewel be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Jewel Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Jewel in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Jewel.

    Just for fun, see the name Jewel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jewel in Nautical Flags page.