[ 3 syll. a-met-hys(t), am-ethy-st ] The baby girl name Amethyst is pronounced as AEM-ah-THihST †. Amethyst's language of origin is Old Greek and it is used mainly in the English language. It is derived from amethyst meaning 'gemstone' ; amethustos 'not drunk'.
Another form of Amethyst is the English variant spelling Amethist.
Amethyst is unusual as a baby girl name. It is ranked outside of the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Amethyst include Amathist, Amathyste, Amethist, and Amethyste.
† Pronunciation for Amethyst: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"