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Meaning of Jewel

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The name Jewel has the following meaning:

After the precious gemstone. Common as a first name.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby girl name, Jewel is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 718 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Jewel fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 32 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 931 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Jewel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Jewel is pronounced as jew-wuhl


Jewel originates from the Old French language.

See other suggested Old French baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Jewel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Jewel: Boys - Girls - Both genders - Ainsley, Albert, Augustine, Blake, Citlali, Deborah


Popular Variants for the name Jewel: Jewelene, Jewelisa, Jewell (English), Jewella, Jewelle, Jewelyn, Juel, Juelline, Jule


We think the name Jewel should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Jewel to be: Very pretty, popular and pampered girl

In one word, you might describe Jewel as a(n) "pampered" person.

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