Top 10 Names, Nicknames or Stage Names that are Also Gemstone Names

All combinations count:
- both first and family names
- both people names derived from gem names and gem names derived from people names
- both real people and fictional character names
- names of individual people (Alexander Bell) and just the name that has been used by many people (Alexander/Alexandra)

The Top Ten

1 Neil Diamond Neil Diamond Neil Leslie Diamond is an American singer-songwriter and musician with a career that began in the 1960s.

Gem - diamond (obviously).
Moreover, it's his birth name and not a stage name! That was another reason to put him at #1, besides the fact that Diamond is the most valued gem of all time (for a reason) - Metal_Treasure

2 Ruby

Gem - Ruby.
Many real people and fictional characters have this name - Metal_Treasure

3 Alexandr, Alexander

Gem - Alexandrite (it was even named after Alexander II, a Russian Tsar).

Alexander II, Alexander the Great, Alexander Bell, and a great TTT user - Alexandr (to name a few) - Metal_Treasure

4 Amethyst Amelia Kelly (more known by her stage name Iggy Azalea) Amethyst Amelia Kelly (more known by her stage name Iggy Azalea) Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

Gem - Amethyst - Metal_Treasure

5 Amber

Most probably the name was derived from the gem name and not vice versa. - Metal_Treasure

6 John Pierpont Morgan

The gem Morganite (pink beryl) was named after him (he was a famous American banker and gem enthusiast).
People: John Pierpont Morgan Sr., John Pierpont Morgan Jr., Morgan Freeman, Piers Morgan - Metal_Treasure

7 Jasper

Gem - Jasper - Metal_Treasure

8 Esmeralda Esmeralda Esméralda, born Agnès, is a fictional character in Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

Gem - Emerald (Esmeralda is a Spanish variation of the name Emerald).
The short form, Esme, is also used - Michael J. Fox chose this name for his daughter. - Metal_Treasure

9 Sugilite Sugilite

Gem - Sugilite (a pink to purple/violet gem) - Metal_Treasure

10 Tiger Woods Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time.

Gem - Tiger's Eye (both names are related to the animal) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Amber Heard Amber Heard Amber Laura Heard is an American actress. She made her film debut in 2004 in the sports drama Friday Night Lights, starring Billy Bob Thornton.
12 Amber Rose Amber Rose Amber Levonchuck, better known by her stage name Amber Rose, is an American model, actress, and fashion designer.
13 Amber Stevens Amber Stevens Amber Dawn West is an American actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Ashleigh Howard in the ABC Family series Greek and Maya in 22 Jump Street.
14 Ruby Rose Ruby Rose Ruby Rose Langenheim, better known as Ruby Rose, is an Australian model, DJ, recording artist, actress, television presenter, and former MTV VJ.
15 Sapphire Birch

A character from the Pokémon Adventures manga that has the name related to the gemstone sapphire and her surname is related to the tree. So... Yeah... If you don't know who she is. That's your problem. Not mine. I just wanted to put her name down. - X_the_Unown

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