Topaz name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Topaz

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  1. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Topaz means "Hebrew".
  2. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Topaz means "A stone" and is of Norwegian origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun To"paz
  1. [Min] A mineral occurring in rhombic prisms, generally yellowish and pellucid, also colorless, and of greenesh, bluish, or brownish shades. It sometimes occurs massive and opaque. It is a fluosilicate of alumina, and is used as a gem.
  2. [Zoöl] Either one of two species of large, brilliantly colored humming birds of the genus Topaza Topaza pella or Topaza pyra), of South America and the West Indies.

Note: ☞ The two tail feathers next to the central ones are much longer that the rest, curved, and crossed. The Throat is metallic yellowish-green, with a tint like topaz in the center, the belly is bright crimson, the back bright red. Called also topaz hummer.

Etymology: OE. topas, F. topaze, L. topazos, or topazion, a kind of precious stone, Gr. to`pazos topa`zion; possibly akin to Skr. tap to glow (cf. Tepid). According to some, the name is from Topazos, a small island in the Red Sea, where the Romans obtained a stone which they called by this name, but which is the chrysolite of the moderns

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A light brown the color of topaz
  2. A mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone
  3. A yellow quartz

From Old French topace (compare French topaze), from the Ancient Greek proper noun Τοπάζιος (Topázios), ancient name of St. John's Island, Egypt, in the Red Sea, believed to be the first discovered source of the mineral τοπάζιον (topázion, “peridot”).

  1. a silicate mineral of aluminium and fluorine, usually tinted by impurities
  2. An often clear, yellowish-brown gemstone cut therefrom.
  3. A yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone.
  4. (historical, British India) A black Catholic soldier in the British Army.

topaz was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Polish, and Serbo-Croatian

Notable Persons Named Topaz

Notable Persons Named Topaz


Topaz is a comics character.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Topaz

Notable Persons With the Last Name Topaz


Topaz is a comics character.

Dudu Topaz

Dudu Topaz was an actor, tv personality, television, and actor andtvpersonality. Dudu was given the name David Goldenberg on September 20th, 1946 in Haifa. He breathed his last breath on August 20th, 2009.


Fun Facts about the name Topaz

  • How Popular is the name Topaz? Topaz is the 22,482nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Topaz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 299 babies born with the first name Topaz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Topaz to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Topaz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Topaz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Topaz is Saturday, May 30th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Topaz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Topaz was in 1989 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Topaz Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Topaz is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Topaz: The name spelled backwards is Zapot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Pztoa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Topaz name meaning

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