Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈd͡ʒu.əl/, /ˈd͡ʒul/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

In part from the English word jewel, a precious stone, derived from Old French jouel, which was possibly related to jeu "game". It is also in part from the surname Jewel or Jewell (a derivative of the Breton name Judicaël), which was sometimes used in honour of the 16th-century bishop of Salisbury John Jewel. It has been in use as a given name since the 19th century.

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Entry updated January 22, 2019