Middle Names for Opal

  • By: Sandra
  • Date: July 28, 2022
  • Time to read: 5 min.

Are you stuck on what to choose as a middle name for your little baby girl Opal?

Opal is a precious stone found in many colors. According to legend, opals are said to be the tears of angels or fire from heaven. Opals were considered bad luck until they became popular because Queen Victoria wore them.

They’re also believed to bring good fortune and love when given as a gift. In this blog post, we’ll look at middle names for Opal that may suit her personality and style!

How do You Pronounce Opal?

Opal is pronounced Oh-pohl

What Does Opal Mean?

It is named after the gemstone opal, which is a (mostly) feminine given name that is taken from the name of the gemstone. The gemstone is the month of October’s birthstone.

Its name is taken from the Sanskrit language upala, which literally translates as “jewel” in English. It first appeared in print during the late Victorian era, along with other gemstone names.

How Popular is Opal as a name?

The heyday of the name Opal was in the early 1900s however it has been steadily climbing the US name charts.

Whilst it currently sits at 659 in the US name chart, it’s sent to break the top 100 in 2021, with google search trends showing a huge rise in name searches for it.

In the UK it has not ranked in the top 1000 in the last 100 years. If you are looking for an unusual historic name, Opal is a perfect choice.

How to Choose the Perfect Middle Name for Opal

The most appropriate middle name for Opal is the one that blends nicely with her first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Opal from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.

Count the names out loud with Opal at the start of the game. For example, Opal Evelyn.  Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.

Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.

Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together. Make certain that it does not spell absurd or harsh. Consider looking for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.

By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Opal.

As a single syllable name, you can opt to choose for double or even treble syllable middle names, it can carry it.

99 Best Middle Names for Opal

1Opal Kennedy
2Opal Catherine
3Opal Peyton
4Opal Luna
5Opal Hope (See best names for Hope)
6Opal Emily
7Opal Aspen
8Opal Madison
9Opal Aniyah
10Opal Elena
Opal Aspen
11Opal Ellie
12Opal Lila
13Opal Quinn
14Opal Camilla
15Opal Eloise
16Opal Malani
17Opal Ava
18Opal Katherine
19Opal Kaia
20Opal Danna
21Opal Gabriella
22Opal Selah
23Opal Valeria
24Opal Delilah
25Opal Kimberly
26Opal Elliott
Opal Danna
27Opal Astrid
28Opal Josie
29Opal Maisie
30Opal Aurora
31Opal Zoey
32Opal Kayla
33Opal Sawyer
34Opal Emerson
35Opal Briella
36Opal Margot
37Opal Harlow
38Opal Violet
39Opal London
40Opal Selena
Opal Violet
41Opal Maria
42Opal Kalani
43Opal Madilyn
44Opal Emma
45Opal Palmer
46Opal Lennon
47Opal Sara
48Opal Melody
49Opal Alison
50Opal Makenna
51Opal Aubree
52Opal Hayden
53Opal Leah
54Opal Ariyah
55Opal Ashley
Opal Alison
56Opal Olivia
57Opal Lana
58Opal Maya
59Opal Eden
60Opal Margaret
61Opal Presley
62Opal Jacqueline
63Opal Cali
64Opal Felicity
65Opal Kailani
66Opal Legacy
67Opal Elianna
68Opal Skyler
69Opal Adalyn
70Opal Freya
Opal Kailani
71Opal Grace
72Opal Ophelia
73Opal Parker
74Opal Clara
75Opal Harper
76Opal Leila
77Opal Fatima
78Opal Jane
79Opal Haven
80Opal Mackenzie
81Opal Eva
82Opal Aitana
83Opal Lia
84Opal Adelynn
85Opal Shiloh
Opal Eva
86Opal Tessa
87Opal Lainey
88Opal Amy
89Opal Summer
90Opal Logan
91Opal Mckenzie
92Opal Edith
93Opal Everly
94Opal Isabella
95Opal Serenity
96Opal Milani
97Opal Raelyn
98Opal Stella
99Opal Averie
Opal Serenity

First name for middle name Opal

If you have already decided on Opal as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Opal makes an adorable middle name. We have our top 20 here!

1Mya Opal
2Briella Opal
3Evelyn Opal
4London Opal
5Eve Opal
6Lucy Opal
7Aria Opal
8Melissa Opal
9Leila Opal
10Sarah Opal
11Emelia Opal
12Malia Opal
13Sienna Opal
14Kaitlyn Opal
15Annabelle Opal
16Nevaeh Opal
17Alexa Opal
18Raven Opal
19Bristol Opal
20Audrey Opal

20 French Middle Names to Go with Opal

1Opal Lisette
2Opal Amélie
3Opal Katherine
4Opal Maëlys
5Opal Isabelle
6Opal Charlotte
7Opal Romane
8Opal Anaïs
9Opal Véronique
10Opal Aliénor
11Opal Annette
12Opal Maëlle
13Opal Eloise
14Opal Mathilde
15Opal Amandine
16Opal Apolline
17Opal Elodie
18Opal Jolie
19Opal Michelle
20Opal Amy

20 Irish Middle Names for Opal

If you like Irish girls names check out our post.

Opal Eabha (ey-va)
Opal Orlaith (orla)
Opal Sile (shee-la)
Opal Cliodhna (clee-na)
Opal Fiadh (fee-a)
Opal Aisling (ash-ling)
Opal Caragh (kara)
Opal Ailbhe (alva)
Opal Nuala (noo-lah)
Opal Aoibh (eve)
Opal Deirdre (deer-dra)
Opal Sinead (shin-ade)
Opal Blathnaid (blaw-nid)
Opal Shannon
Opal Kayleigh (kay-lee)
Opal Riona (ree-ona)
Opal Mairead (mi-rade)
Opal Ciara (kee-ra)
Opal Caoimhe (kwee-va or kee-va)
Opal Sadhbh (sive, sigh-v)
Opal Sile

Middle Names for Opal with the Same Initial

Opal Oaklynn
Opal Ophelia
Opal Olivia
Opal Octavia
Opal Olive
Opal Oakley

Nicknames for Opal

Opal is often given the following nicknames:
Op
Opie
Pal
Pie

Different Ways to Spell Opal

Opalle
Opyl

Similar Sounding Names to Opal

  • Ruby
  • Pearl
  • Fern
  • Coral
  • Ophelia

Sister Names for Opal

Opal & Lana
Opal & Melanie
Opal & Jacqueline
Opal & Elsie
Opal & Carolina
Opal & Nia
Opal & Wynter
Opal & Allison
Opal & Blakely
Opal & Kimberly

Brother Names for Opal

Opal & Odin
Opal & Jace
Opal & Ezra
Opal & Kameron
Opal & Aaron
Opal & Reed
Opal & Rio
Opal & Axl
Opal & Ledger
Opal & Lionel
Opal & Reed

Why give a middle name for Opal?

Not everyone has a middle name, and indeed many people have multiple middle names. I have three, and they were all named after relatives that my parents cared about dearly.

The story behind my middle names matters and I love the fact my middle names represent both my grandmothers and my mother. My own children all have middle names named after their relatives.

Often people can make the middle name a nickname later on or even you can put the initials together to form a new name, for example, Opal Jane could become OJ!

Research has also indicated that having middle names improves peoples chances of getting a better job in the future!

According to a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, people who have middle names are believed to have a high social position and to be intellectually superior.

Take Away For Middle Name Opal

A great way to make your daughter’s name stand out is by giving her a middle name that no one else has.

There are many different ways of spelling Opal, and you can choose whichever option fits best with the rest of her identity.  It may take some time for people to get used to it at first but they will soon see how special she is!