Meaning of Emerald: A nickname for someone with striking green eyes or a personality as precious and vibrant as the gemstone.

Literal Meaning of Emerald: Literally, Emerald refers to a bright green precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral beryl.

Popularity: Moderate.

Origin: English, derived from the Greek word “smaragdos” meaning green gem.


Nathan: Did you meet the new transfer student?

Olivia: Yeah, everyone’s calling her Emerald. Have you seen her eyes? They’re absolutely mesmerizing!

Nathan: I heard she’s got a personality to match – rare and brilliant.

Related Nicknames: Jade, Gem, Greenie, Beryl.