Onyx Name Meaning

It doesn’t get much cooler than Onyx. Did you know that ancient Romans carried the red variety into battle for added courage? Mysterious, bold, and earthy, Onyx checks off all the boxes for a hip name.

Infographic of Onyx name meaning, which is A Latin name, Onyx refers to the gemstone which comes in shades of black or red with striking white bands.
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Onyx Name Popularity

How popular is the name Onyx? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 5 0.0003%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 5 0.0003%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 18 0.0012%
2010 7 0.0005%
2011 10 0.0007%
2012 31 0.0022%
2013 23 0.0016%
2014 36 0.0025%
2015 51 0.0035%
2016 118 0.0082%
2017 129 0.0092%
2018 204 0.0148%
2019 266 0.0196%
2020 607 396 0.0311%

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What names sound like Onyx?

If you like how Onyx sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Onyx.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Calix

Very Handsome

Greek

Felix

Happy and lucky

Latin

Hendrix

Son of Hendrick

English

Nixon

Son of Nicholas

English

Phoenix

Dark red

Greek


What names are similar to Onyx?

Find a name that’s like Onyx, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ash

Of the ash tree

English

Clay

“The earth,” as the material of which the human body is made.

English

Diamond

Bright guardian

English

Flint

Stream

English

Jet

Jet plane

English

Mason

Stoneworker

English

Pax

Peace

Latin

River

Flowing body of water

English

Rook

Crow, To Cheat, Chess Piece

English

Stone

Stone

English


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3 Comments

  1. I think Onyxis a great name for a son,

  2. I think Onix is a great name for a son,

  3. I wanted a strong name, and one that would fit well with my other sons. I like gems and felt like onyx is a beautiful rare stone and the babe sounded really strong.

    There’s nothing I dislike about the name Onyx 🙂


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