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Jasper

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Origin: Persian

Meaning: possibly derived from Persian meaning "treasurer".

Jasper is also the name of a semi-precious stone from Greek iaspis, likely deriving from Hebrew or Akkadian sources.

Jasper is also the name of one of the 3 wise men.



Variants:
  • Casper (Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Caspar 
  • Kasper (Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish)
  • Gaspar (Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Gaspard (French)
  • Jesper (Danish)
  • Kaspar (German)
  • Gáspár (Hungarian)
  • Gaspare (Italian)
  • Gasparo (Italian)
  • Kaspars (Latvian)
  • Kasparas (Lithuanian)
  • Kacper (Polish)
  • Gašper (Slovene)


Feminine forms:
  • Jaspera (English)
  • Jasperine (Dutch)
  • Jasperina (Dutch)




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