There are a lot more hues to add to this list of colors that begin with the letter “A,” although you’ve probably heard of a few like azure, apricot, and amber. We will examine 15 hues that begin with the letter “A” and investigate the Hex, RGB, and CMYK values of each of the 32 tones.
The chart at the bottom of this page lists the source for the RGB and Hex values of each color. The majority of the CMYK values for the color come from cmkytool.com. But precisely converting a lot of these swatches is a challenge. As a result, CMYK values could differ.
Please be aware that, despite our best efforts, we may not have captured every shade of every hue in the images below.
1. Absolute Zero
First of all, a deep blue hue is referred to as absolute zero in the realm of colors. The lowest point on the thermodynamic temperature scale, known as absolute zero in science, may be the source of the name. Fun fact: Absolute zero is actually impossible to obtain.
2. Acid Green
And finally, acid green, a gorgeous shade of yellow-green. This electric hue is one that you may have seen on Porsches and other sports automobiles.
3. African Violet
A stunning shade of purple is described by the color “African violet.” Another name for the Saintpaulia ionantha plant is African violet. Although this plant can produce flowers in pink, white, and purple tones, the image above most closely resembles the color of African violet.
4. Alice Blue
Alice Blue has an intriguing past. Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, was a big fan of this light blue color and helped it gain popularity.
As a result, The Georgetowner claims, a fashion craze that swept the country inspired the song “Alice Blue Gown.”
Alizarin is another hue that begins with the letter “A”. Alizarin is a subdued red color that, according to the color wheel, leans somewhat more toward purple than orange.
This shade has a blue undertone as well, as you can see by looking at its RGB code. In addition, the organic substance obtained from the madder plant’s roots gives alizarin its name.
6. Alloy Orange
Alloy orange, as the name implies, is another shade of orange that begins with the letter “A.” The hue shares its name with the chemical element alloy possessing a metallic base. Alloy orange so has a metallic orange appearance.
Almond is a very pale brown color. But because of its faint color, this color looks more like the inside of an almond than the outside.
8. Amaranth Pink
A genus of perennial plants known for their long, rope-like flowers is called amaranth. The Greek tale behind the flower’s name tells of a blossom that flourishes on Mount Olympus and never withers. Furthermore, amaranth frequently grows in pink, red, and purple tones.
Amaranth pink is one color that takes its name from the amaranth family. This shade of pink is more akin to bubblegum pink than most amaranth blossoms.
Amber is commonly referred to as transparent fossilized tree resin, with a typical hue of honey-yellow. Numerous bug species have fossilized in amber, which is frequently used in jewelry. Furthermore, the earth’s oldest amber is almost 320 million years old!
Amethyst is a purple-hued quartz gemstone that has been crystallized. The mushrooms seen above are extremely similar to the amethyst color that X11/Web is referring to. Amethyst can also refer to a transparent violet color.
11. Android Green
Google describes Android green as the color of the Android robot mascot, which is a shade of chartreuse or Caribbean green. Furthermore, the brand switched from a more yellowish-green hue to this one in recent years in order to better accommodate people who are colorblind.
12. Antique White
There are different tones of white, although they are frequently called “off-white.” When the X11 hues were developed in 1987, the phrase “antique white” was first used.
Next, on the color wheel, aquamarine is located between cyan and green. It resembles a delicate teal tint. The name “aquamarine” also denotes a valuable gemstone that is present in granite rocks. The Latin terms aqua, which means “water,” and marina, which means “of the sea,” are combined to form the name.
14. Atomic Tangerine
Atomic tangerine is a vivid orange hue with prominent undertones of pink, making it a striking color. It is purportedly intended for the shade to be fluorescent. On a flat computer screen, however, fluorescence does not manifest itself.
Lastly, aureoline describes a vivid yellow tint. The pigment used in oil or watercolor paintings is also referred to by this word. Nikolaus Wolfgang Fischer invented it for the first time in 1831. The shade is now known as cobalt yellow.