Meaning and Origin of: Opal

The name Opal is of Sanskrit origins and means "Jewel."

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Sanskrit : Jewel

Family name origins & meanings

  • Polish : from opał ‘combustible material’, a derivative of opić ‘to burn or singe’ or ‘to get sunburnt’, hence a nickname for a sunburnt individual.
  • Polish : nickname from opal ‘opal’ (the jewel).