Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EHM-ə-rəld  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the word for the green precious stone, which is the traditional birthstone of May. The emerald supposedly imparts love to the bearer. The word is ultimately from Greek σμάραγδος (smaragdos).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEsmeralda(Albanian) Smaragda(Greek) Esmeralda(Literature) Esmeralda(Portuguese) Esmeralda(Spanish) Zümra(Turkish)


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Entry updated April 5, 2022