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Pearl vs. Opal vs. Beryl

My husband really wants to use an uncommon gemstone name (his two sisters are Ruby and Amber and he wants to keep up the family tradition), but we’re having a hard time settling on one. We really dislike Ruby, and we’re down to these three. Thoughts? Do they sound too old fashioned?

The Top Baby Name is...

Opal

84%

Pearl

16%

Beryl

0%

Poll created: Aug 05, 2008
Total Votes: 45

Comments

I think Pearl and Beryl are too "old fashioned" sounding and Opal just doesn’t sound like a good name.

How about making it a middle name, since it’s yours and his family now and not his parent’s family...

Diamond
Amethyst
Emerald (Or Esmeralda since it’s named after Emerald but she has her own name)
Garnet
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
i like Pearl best but what about

Jade
Sapphire
Jemma
Jewel

i really don’t like Opal or Beryl i just can’t see a little girl with either of these names
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I love the name Opal & I also Love the name Jemma.
posted by Guest :: 9 years ago | report
I really like Aquamarine (Aqua for short)
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
Jemma is a really nice name!
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I like Opal and Jemma.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I couldn’t amagine a little girl with the name of Pearl. Jewel or Opal or Jemma is sweet I love those names
posted by Guests :: 9 years ago | report
imagine
posted by Guest :: 9 years ago | report
Amethyst?
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
Pearl is my favorite...Beryl sounds horrible!
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
using one of those as a mn would be much nicer...
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I love Jemma, but spelled Gemma. The other names you mentioned do seem too outdated to me. Gemma Pearl would be cute though.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I would picture a newborn with wrinkles if its name was pearl!
posted by # :: 9 years ago | report

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