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Jewel - Meaning of Jewel

What does Jewel mean?

[ 1 syll. je-wel, jew-el ] The baby boy name Jewel is also used as a girl name, and more frequently so. It is pronounced as JHuw-L or Z-uwEHL- †. Jewel is used chiefly in the English language and it is also derived from English origins. Its meaning is derived literally from the common word 'jewel'. See Jewel for more information.

Jewell (English variant spelling) is a form of Jewel.

Jewel is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1907 with 0.019% of baby boys being given the name Jewel. It ranked at #411 then. The baby name has since markedly declined in popularity, and is today of very modest use. Among all boy names in its group, Jewel was nonetheless the most regularly used in 2018. Jewel has in the past century been mostly given to girls. In 1952, the name Jewel was given to 6 times as many girls than boys.

Baby names that sound like Jewel include Jule, Jael, Jal, Jalâl, Jale, Jall, Jayl, Jayle, Jel, Joel, Joell, Joelle, Joël, Jole, Jowell, Aislie, Giles, Gilles, Gyl, and Gyle.

† Pronunciation for Jewel: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


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