Origin: Anglo-French, Latin, Persian Meaning: used to describe the color of the sky on a clear day, “sky blue”. It’s also another name for lapis lazuli. From Middle English asur from Anglo-French azeure ultimately from Persian lāzaward (لاجورد). Variants: Azura, Azurite


Origin: Greek Meaning: rainbow ( Ιρις ) In Greek mythology, Iris is the goddess of the rainbow and the messanger of the gods. Iris is also the name of a genus of flowers as well as being a color referring to shades ranging from blue-violet to violet. Iris is also a term used to describe the…


Origin: Greek Meaning: Latinized form of Okeanos meaning “river, ocean” ( Ωκεανος ) Oceanus was the Titan believed to be the personification of the sea Variants: Okeanos  


Origin: Persian Meaning: turquoise


Origin: Indian, Irish Meaning: dark-blue; champion or cloud Neela is a variation of the Indian Nila, meaning “dark blue”; it could also be another spelling of Neila or Neala, itself a feminine form of the name Neil, meaning “champion” or “cloud”


Origin: Latin, English Meaning: green Variants: Veridian Gender: unisex Viridian comes from the Latin viridis (green) and the suffix –ian. It’s a color that has more green than blue, though,