[ 2 syll. be-ryl, ber-yl ] The baby boy name Beryl is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being more common. Its pronunciation is BEH-RihL †. Beryl is used predominantly in the English and German languages, and it is derived from English origins. Its meaning is derived from the elements 'beryl' ; 'berullos' ; 'vaidurya'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name. See Beryl for more information.
Beryl is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1912, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Beryl. Its ranking then was #585. The baby name has since suffered a substantial loss in popularity, and is currently of sporadic use. Out of all boy names in its group, Beryl was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. Beryl has predominantly been a girl name in the past century. In 1944, Beryl as a girl name outnumbered its use as a boy name by 2 times.
Baby names that sound like Beryl include Barlo, Barloe, Barlow, Barlowe, Barrlo, Barrloe, Barrlow, Barrlowe, Berlee, Berley, Berli, Berlie, Berly, Birley, Birlie, Birly, Braulee, Brauley, Brauli, and Braulie.
† Pronunciation for Beryl: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"