Given Name SAPPHIRE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: SAF-ier  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the gemstone, the blue birthstone of September, which is derived from Greek σαπφειρος (sappheiros), ultimately from the Hebrew word סַפִּיר (sappir).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Sapphira (Biblical), Sappheire (Biblical Greek), Saffira (Biblical Latin), Safira (Esperanto)

Categories

birthstones, blue, colors, Elder Scrolls characters, gemstones, nature, Sailor Moon characters, Steven Universe characters, word names
Entry updated December 8, 2017