Sapphire - girls name

Sapphire name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 91%

Sapphire name meaning:

The name Sapphire is of Greek origin and is derived from the word "sappheiros," which refers to the precious gemstone known as sapphire. The gemstone itself is known for its beautiful blue color, symbolizing wisdom, loyalty, and nobility. In ancient times, sapphires were believed to possess magical properties and were associated with protection and good fortune.

When the name Sapphire is given to a girl, it conveys a sense of uniqueness and elegance. It signifies a person who is strong-willed, intelligent, and sophisticated. Those named Sapphire often possess a calm and collected demeanor, exhibiting a sense of inner wisdom and strength. They are often loyal and trustworthy individuals, who value honesty and integrity in their relationships.

Overall, the name Sapphire carries a sense of beauty, power, and grace, reflecting the qualities of the gemstone it is derived from. It holds a significant meaning that can inspire girls who bear this name to embody the virtues associated with sapphires and to shine brilliantly in their own unique way.

Origin: Greek

From the gem.

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Overall UK ranking: 483 out of 5581

87 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Sapphire

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