Rarest Eye Color in Humans

Updated on January 24, 2018
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Edmund is a biostatistician with over 10 years of experience in clinical research. He loves to study human-inherited traits.

This is one of those questions that seems like it should have an easy answer when it really doesn’t. In fact, there is some debate over what the rarest eye color actually is. This is partly because "rare” itself can be a relative term, since one eye color might be very rare in a certain part of the world and extremely common in another.

Though hard scientific evidence is hard to come by, we can say with certainty what some of the less common colors are.

What Is the Rarest Eye Color?

Eye colors from most rare to most common:
• Green, Amber and Violet/Red (these three are extremely rare)
• Black (no eyes are true black, just very dark brown)
• Blue
• Gray
• Hazel
• Brown
Green eyes are uncommon in most parts of the world
Green eyes are uncommon in most parts of the world

Green Eyes

Though the scientific research is lacking, it is very likely that green is one of the most rare eye colors worldwide. It's commonly quoted that only 2% of the world’s population has green eyes, though it’s difficult to determine where that number came from.

Even if the number is accurate, 2% of the world's 7.3 billion people is 146 million. This is roughly the population of Russia. That's not to say that green eyes aren't special, because they are! It just depends on where you happen to be. In most parts of the world, almost everyone has brown hair and eyes, with green being very rare or absent altogether.

Green eyes are sometimes confused with hazel eyes, which have both brown and green in them. To tell the difference, go into natural lighting (outside during the day), and look at your eyes compared with someone you know to have green, hazel, or brown eyes. The difference should be clear between them.

Where Do Green Eyes Originate From?

Green eyes are most common in Northern and Central Europe though they can also be found in Southern Europe as well as Western Asia. As was mentioned earlier, brown hair and eyes are dominant in most regions, though there are several countries where it is actually more common to have green or blue eyes than brown eyes.

For example, in Ireland and Scotland, 86% of the population has either blue or green eyes, and in Iceland, 89% of women and 87% of men have blue or green eyes. Among European Americans, green eyes are most common in people of recent Celtic or Germanic ancestry. Green eyes also tend to be more common in women.

Even though they're most common in Northern and Central Europe, people of any race can have green eyes.

Celebrities with Green Eyes

  • Adele
  • Emma Stone
  • Amanda Seyfried
  • Clive Owen
  • Jon Hamm
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Kate Middleton
  • Gael Garcia Bernal

Some very blue eyes can appear to be violet.
Some very blue eyes can appear to be violet.

Violet and Red Eyes

This might be disappointing for some, but true violet or red-colored eyes do not occur naturally in humans. Some eyes, however, can appear to be violet under certain lighting or makeup conditions.

Elizabeth Taylor is famous for her violet eyes, though in reality she just has very blue eyes that can look violet depending on the lighting. She does, however, have a row of double eyelashes, a rare genetic mutation.

People with albinism, a condition that causes a complete lack of or very low levels of pigment in the skin, hair, and eyes, sometimes appear to have violet or red eyes. This phenomenon is explained below.

Amber eyes are more common in animals than in humans.
Amber eyes are more common in animals than in humans. | Source

Also Very Rare: Amber Eyes

True amber eyes are extremely rare—they are at least as rare as green eyes or perhaps even rarer. Most people have only seen a couple of amber-eyed people in their entire life.

Amber eyes are completely solid and have a strong yellowish, golden, or russet and coppery tint. They can also contain a small amount of gold-ish gray. Some sources say that this could be due to the increased presence of a pigment called lipochrome (also known as pheomelanin).

Amber eyes are often referred to as wolf eyes because of the strong golden and yellowish color with a copper tint similar to that seen in the eyes of wolves. Besides wolves, amber eye color can also be found in other animals, like dogs, domestic cats, owls, eagles, pigeons and fish.

The Difference Between Amber and Other Eye Colors

Amber eyes are different from hazel eyes because they do not contain hints of brown, green, or orange. While hazel eyes might change color or contain flecks of red or gold, amber eyes are always a solid gold hue.

In poor lighting, it's easy to mistake someone with amber eyes for someone with hazel eyes. In natural lighting, however, you’ll see that hazel eyes tend to have two very distinct colors within the iris. They are often brown and green, and contain speckles and mixed hues.

Celebrities with Amber Eyes Include:

  • Nicole Richie
  • Nikki Reid
  • Evangeline Lilly
  • Darren Criss
  • Rochelle Aytes
  • Joey Kern

Black Eyes

Contrary to popular belief, true black eyes do not exist. Some people with a lot of melanin in their eyes might appear to have black eyes depending on the lighting conditions. This is not truly black, however, but simply a very dark brown.

Hazel eyes vary between brown and green, depending on surrounding conditions like lighting.
Hazel eyes vary between brown and green, depending on surrounding conditions like lighting.

The Science Behind Eye Color

Eye color is more complicated than it might seem, as it's determined by a wide range of factors and can depend to some extent on circumstance, especially lighting.

Eye color is determined by:

  • Amount and type of melanin in the colored part of your eye called the iris
  • The density and composition of the stroma, a thin tissue in your iris
  • Lighting conditions (especially for people with light-colored eyes)

Eye Color and Genetics

Genetics determines how much pigment is present in the iris of your eye. Up to 16 different genes play a role in determining eye color though there are two main genes that have the most influence.

How Melanin Affects Eye Color

Melanin is the most common pigment, and it is found in the eyes, hair, and skin. There are several types of melanin, including pheomelanin (which looks more red and yellow) and eumelanin (which tends to look brown and black).

You might have noticed that there is no blue or green pigment mentioned, which means there is no green or blue pigment ever present in the eye. There is only one kind of pigment, melanin, and its derivatives. So how can a pigment that only produces shades of brown create eyes that look green or blue?

While the first half of eye color has to do with what's already in your eye, the other half has to do with what goes into it: Light!

How Light Affects Eye Color

Your iris has two layers, a front and a back one, and in between those is a thin layer of tissue called the stroma, which has proteins in it (namely collagen). This will become important later.

Everyone has some kind of pigment in their iris, which usually includes a layer of melanin on the back of the iris. The only exception to this is for some people with albinism, who completely lack pigment in their iris.

So, technically speaking, everyone (cases of albinism excepted) has the same eye color. The difference comes with how it's perceived, which is due to the amount and type of melanin in the front layer of the iris and how light interacts with it.

Melanin Content and Eye Color

Eye color
Melanin Presence on Front Layer of Iris
Melanin Presence on Back Layer of Iris
Dominant Pigment Type
Brown
Heavy
Normal
Eumelanin
Blue
Light
Normal
Eumelanin
Gray
Even less than blue
Normal
Eumelanin
Green
More than blue eyes, less than brown
Normal
Pheomelanin
Hazel
More than green, less than brown
Normal
Pheomelanin and Eumelanin
Amber
Heavy
Normal
Pheomelanin
Red or Violet
None or extremely little
None or extremely little
n/a

Biology Behind the Color: Eye by Eye

Blue Eyes

Blue-eyed people have no or little melanin on the front layer of the iris, so as light goes through the eye, it hits the back of the iris and then reflects out. As it goes through the stroma, the presence of proteins causes blue light to scatter, which makes the eye look blue.

This phenomenon (the scattering of light by particles much smaller than the wavelength of radiation) is called Rayleigh scattering, and it's the same reason the sky appears to be blue.

Gray Eyes

Unfortunately, we don’t really know why people have gray eyes. There are, however, some theories on where gray eyes come from:

  • Gray-eyed people could have an even smaller amount of melanin in their eyes than blue-eyed people.
  • They could have a different composition of the stroma that causes the light to scatter differently.

Brown Eyes

Brown-eyed people have melanin in both parts of their irises, so the effect of the light-scattering cannot be seen. The eyes appear darker because more light is absorbed, and variations in color and shade of brown come from the amount of melanin present.

Green Eyes

The front iris layer of green-eyed individuals has only a small amounts of melanin which tends to be the red or yellowish pheomelanin. Since the melanin concentration is very low, the light scattering effect gives off a blue color, which mixes with the yellowish color of the pheomelanin, making the eye look green.

Amber Eyes

Amber eyes get their color from the increased presence of lipochrome (pheomelanin) in the iris.

Red or Violet Eyes

People with albinism are often considered to have violet or red eyes. However, the truth is a little more complicated. Albinism is a condition that causes people to have a lack of pigment in their hair, skin, and eyes. Since people with albinism lack pigment in their iris, light can bounce off the back of the eye and exit the eye.

The light usually reflects back red because of the blood vessels at the back of the retina. Eyes can look violet when this red color combines with the bluish color of the iris that results from a lack of melanin, and the aforementioned light-scattering effects.

In fact, the reason the eyes look red is the same reason you might have red-eye in a photograph, which results from light reflecting off the back of the eye and passing back out through the iris. In normal eyes and lighting conditions, light cannot exit the eye like this.

Why is the Sky Blue (Same Reason Eyes Are Blue)

Why Eye Color Appears to Change

Many people with blue, green, or hazel eyes commonly notice that their eyes change color depending on:

  • Lighting
  • What they’re wearing
  • Makeup
  • Mood

This is because blue and green eyes get their color from the quality and quantity of light, not from pigment.

Thus, different lighting conditions will change the quality of the eye. Mood can change the size of the pupil, which might make the iris appear to be a different color. The quantity of melanin is not changing, but simply the way that the light is reflecting and scattering through the iris.

Can You Change Your Eye Color Naturally?

A baby's eye color can change in the first couple of years. After that, the eye color will most likely remain the same and the only way to change the appearance of your eye color is through makeup, clothing, lighting, and color contacts.

Putting honey in your eyes will not change your eye color permanently, though it could cause you to go blind. The reason some people see their eye color change from honey is due to the inflammation of the cornea as it tries to remove it from the eye.

Can I Find Out What My Child's Eye Color Will Be?

Unfortunately, it's impossible to predict with certainty what a child's eye color will be. In fact, scientists still don't have a way to accurately guess eye color since there are up to sixteen different genes that could be responsible for helping to determine eye color.

Though scientists used to believe that it was a relatively simple case of blue eyes being a recessive gene, and brown eyes being a dominant gene, it's now been found that eye color is determined by as many as 16 different genes. In fact, almost any combinations of parent-child eye color can occur. In general, darker colors tend to dominate lighter colors.

That said, we do know that the main genes found to determine eye color are OCA2 and HERC2. There is a fun tool that you can use to try to guess your future baby's eye color based on your eyes, your siblings' eyes, and your parents eyes.

Here's the eye-color calculator if you want to give it a try!

This is a good example of heterochromia.
This is a good example of heterochromia.

Other Color Variations

There are other variations that can occur in eye color aside from basic color. As you've learned, the iris is a complicated place! Its color comes from the combined effect of texture, pigmentation, fibrous tissue and blood vessels within the iris and stroma. Here are some other eye variations that can occur.

Heterochromia

This is where one eye is differently colored from another one, or one iris has different colors in it. Kate Bosworth is a good example of this. This results from uneven melanin content.

If you look closely, you'll see that many eyes have a limbal ring around the iris.
If you look closely, you'll see that many eyes have a limbal ring around the iris.

Limbal Ring

A limbal ring is a dark ring around the iris of an eye. Since they fade with age, they usually signify youth and are considered attractive.

Eye Color Is Not Black and White

If you look at your friends’ eyes, you might find it hard to figure out exactly what color they are. Many eyes look like they have different colors toward the middle versus towards the edge, or have small variations around the iris.

This is especially true for people with lighter colored eyes. You might also notice flecks of color in them. Each of this is part of what makes each eye extremely unique. Irises (like fingerprints) are highly unique. Even genetically identical people, like twins, have different iris textures.

The more you look at eyes, the more you'll notice how unique each and every one is. So just remember that your eyes are special, no matter what color they are!

So, what is the rarest eye color in humans?

Unfortunately, there is no eye color that has been fully agreed upon as the rarest, though green-eyed and amber-eyed people are both extremely rare. In fact, the rarest eye color is different in different geographical locations. In some parts of the world, green eyes are rarer than amber eyes or vice versa.

Most people consider green to be the rarest eye color in the world, though many others consider amber to be even more unusual. Therefore, it’s safe to say that either green or amber is the rarest color in the world.

However, If you look at the eye as a whole and not only the color given off by the iris, then violet eye color with little dispute is probably even rarer than green or amber eye colors.


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      TheTeller 

      10 hours ago

      My eyes were blue. Now they're grayish-blue and are turning grayer. So...

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      Interestee 

      15 hours ago

      Can you ask people to post a photo of the rareity of the color of their eyes ?

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      Anna 

      37 hours ago

      If you look at my eyes you will see black

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      kj 

      2 days ago

      my eyes are like black blue but when i get sad or angry it turns black sliver

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      Alina 

      3 days ago

      My eyes are bright bright green no not hazel green.but they are hazel in winter but bright green in the summer.and also they have green then brown around the pupil then blue under the brown...again NOT hazel

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      Notsasukefan 

      5 days ago

      My eyes color are pretty weird. For some reason they look like sasuke's eyes when he's using sharingan

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      Emma 

      8 days ago

      My eyes are blue,gray,and green. I also have the limble ring around my eyes that is green

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      Gabriella 

      11 days ago

      I have black eyes from the night sky

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      Anastasio Villa 

      13 days ago

      My eyes are completely Amber because when I look at tree sap they’re the same color

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      Barb Hampel 

      2 weeks ago

      My husbands are a goldish yellow . People always think he’s wearing contacts but he’s not .

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      Noelle 

      2 weeks ago

      I needed this info for a book I am writing, and it was very informational and more than I needed. This topic has really fascinated me. I have dark blue eyes with streaks of yellow in them.

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      Carol 

      2 weeks ago

      My eyes are somewhere between brown and amber. When I color my hair any shade of a lighter brown or auburn, my eyes look amber; more gold than brown. My natural hair color before I started coloring it due to grey hair was a tawny or amber colored hair. If I color my hair a dark brown, my eyes look a much darker brown. It's odd how light they change depending on my hair color. My eye doctor said I have green specs in my eyes, so I think that's what makes them look lighter brown at times.

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      Anna 

      2 weeks ago

      I have the “truest” form of black eyes, of which there actually is such a thing! I have a condition called aniridia meaning there is no iris at all present inside of the eye. There is no tissue to display any color of pigmentation. I started out with medium to light colored brown eyes, and off centered, misshapen pupils and acquired aniridia slowly over time as my iris tissues eroded away. This is part of a rare anterior segment dysgenesis of the eye called axenfeld-reiger syndrome. Patients with aniridia might notice a slow darkening of the eye over time or may notice black holes in the iris that get bigger or turn into patches of significantly pigmented iris tissue with an undefined or uneven looking pupil or multiple pupils. This is often a genetic condition. Mine occurred in a gene called gap junction alpha 8, and is so rare that there have only been about 40 cases of eye disease from this gene mutation world wide.

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      akira 

      2 weeks ago

      i have grey eyes with a yellow ring around the pupils

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      Faze 

      3 weeks ago

      My eye color can change from blue to green. I've seen from some places that changing eye color is called the silver eye color. So, I'd say that I have the silver eye color.

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      Lyla 

      3 weeks ago

      My eyes are black and have blue on the outer side. Theyre pretty boring but I want blue.

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      nothing special 

      3 weeks ago

      just brown

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      Anae Shwung 

      3 weeks ago

      I'm from South China, and a little Korean and Jap. I've got boring eyes. Dark brown with violet on the outer side. Pretty boring. They only change in the light, which they turn light brown with the same purple on the outside. I want just plain blue. Not creepy boring eyes.

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      Hannah 

      3 weeks ago

      My eyes are dark brown, not close to black, but dark, they have a dark violet ring around my iris

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      Jayda Storm 

      3 weeks ago

      My eyes o back and forth. Sometimes they are a dark, bright blue and other times they are such a light silver that i swear they turn practically white. I have a thick black ring aroud my eyes which makes them pop more. And i think one of my eyes has a tiny speck of gold (or amber).

      Its kinda funny because my mums eyes are pretty much the exact opposite. Her eyes are usually a green or hazel but at times turn to a completely solid gold/yellow. Our eyes are pretty much opposites. Me with silver and her with gold. Lol

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      Aoki 

      4 weeks ago

      i have two different color eyes one is a very pale blue and the other is verylight gray with red in the middle

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      Maisy and Mara 

      4 weeks ago

      I have violet colored eyes and I think they're super cool because they have some amber in them too! Some people at school make fun of me because they think it's weird and creepy but I know that they make me look different in a good way! My twin sister (Mara) doesn't have the same eyes though, she has really light blue eyes which I think are just as beautiful! We both have blonde hair though and the only way people can tell us apart is by our eyes! Everyone's eyes are perfect the way they are!

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      BradMastersOCcal 

      4 weeks ago

      This was a well detailed and informative article. I didn't know that some of these eye colors existed.

      Did I miss where you discuss any advantage or environmental factor created the color. The comparison would be in skin color which seems to be related to where you live at least your heritage.

      Thanks

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      Lisey 

      4 weeks ago

      I have blue, gray, and green eyes. They change a lot. Sometimes, my eyes are gray on some parts, and green-blue on others.

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      Grace 

      4 weeks ago

      My eyes are really weird.. they are brown on the inside and green on the outside, I have a very prominent and dark blue limbal ring and my pupils are different sizes. I love them though!

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      Olivia 

      4 weeks ago

      I have bright blue eyes but absolutely no limbal ring and I am decently young so I wonder if that’s rare or not

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      Lady Gaga 

      5 weeks ago

      I have hazel black or dark dark brown

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      Chole 

      5 weeks ago

      My eyes are natural green and their so rare like

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      Lylah 

      5 weeks ago

      I have yellow eyes but when I’m not looking in the light, they look brown but they are actually yellow.

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      Francelene 

      5 weeks ago

      Eye have an odd eye color. My eyes are dark gray from the edge to about midway the iris then they are chestnut brown. They HAVE always been this way. My brother has hazel eyes they change the range from green yo brown etc... mine stay the same.

      I have always had an eye fascination surprised it took do long for me to ask.

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      Grapefruit 

      5 weeks ago

      My eyes are extremely dark brown and often mistaken for black!

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      Poop 

      5 weeks ago

      I don’t have eyes

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      yeet 

      6 weeks ago

      My eyes are light brown inside and amber outside. I also have a black spot in my left eye that is like a second pupil

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      Rusu 

      6 weeks ago

      I have blue eyes and i love them. Thanks for this article!

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      Avery 

      6 weeks ago

      I don't think I am a human because one of my eyes are purple while the other is blue that's maybe why I am bullied a lot at school but is that rare.

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      Avocado 

      6 weeks ago

      I have blue and silver eyes they change from blue to silver at times

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      holly 

      7 weeks ago

      I have blue eyes, and one of my eyes have a small patch of brown, and that eye turns brown somehow. It freaked me out at first....

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      Arangii Grackelsburg 

      7 weeks ago

      I am blind I dont have eyes.

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      random 

      7 weeks ago

      I have bright green eye but some people tend to say they are greenish/grey but the circle around the pupil is amber and you can only see it with a light right in my eye and the outer layer is a dark greenish/blue.

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      Amber eye 

      8 weeks ago

      One of my eyes is amber, One is a brown tone with flecks of silver.

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      Hannah 

      8 weeks ago

      I have black eyes with deep violet rings around them and I love my eyes so much!!!

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      Heyyyyy 

      2 months ago

      I have grey eyes which look green under some lighting.

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      Peyton 

      2 months ago

      I have green eyes with a dark black circle around the iris but in me left eye I have just one circle of brown that starts at my pupil and goes all the way to the outside of my iris

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      Chocolate 

      2 months ago

      My eyes are a really light chocolate brown and are really glassy.

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      Jenny 

      2 months ago

      I am confused I have grey eyes but one eye has a big chunk of silver in it.?

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      Sophie 

      2 months ago

      I used to think I had bluegreenish eyes, then later on I searched on the internet “blue grey eyes” and that was exactly my color. So I’m pretty sure I have grey and blue eyes :))

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      Anon 

      2 months ago

      I used to have really black eyes. You could only see any color if I looked at the sun or at some light source but recently my eye color changed much browner and you can see color by looking slightly closer. Is there some kind of reason for that happening? I preferred my really black eyes lol. Maybe its because for a while I let my hair grow really long and it covered up my eyes and my eyes got brighter after that?

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      Half vampire 

      2 months ago

      My eyes scare my friends my left eye is blue with a white'ish ring around the middle and my other eye is deep red and where the black is suppost to be its a lighter red. My frends call it an all seeing eye, but I dont know what it is.

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      chickenbutt 

      2 months ago

      i have a disease so my eyes are violet

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      Nathan 

      2 months ago

      My eyes are three different colors being: hazel, icy blue, and green. I have no clue if its rare or not

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      Alex 

      2 months ago

      well i used to have blue eyes but i found out that you can have grey eyes as well so i looked closely and surprise they were grey. My cousin has grey eyes and she was very proud of it she was always like "oooo look at me i have rare eyes" but when i found out i told her and she was really mad. how can grey eyes be so rare and two members of my family having them

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      Kaden 

      2 months ago

      Very confused about my eye color, It used to be a very bright blue with a golden ring with some gold specs, then I was set on the fact that they were green, upon closer inspection and research I found out they were none other then grey.

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      cat ears 

      2 months ago

      a lot of people think my eyes are black but they’re just really dark brown ... that’s it i think it’s boring

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      Josh 

      2 months ago

      Grey eyes with black ring around originaly had dark blue eyes untell the age of 6

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      The ostrich 

      2 months ago

      I love my brown eyes

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      balls 

      2 months ago

      @Nunyabisnas bro you faking it, eye color changes aren't that drastic, you might change from blue to a slightly darker shade of it because of changing iris sizes but definitely not blue from green. quit your attention whoring.

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      Nunyabisnas 

      2 months ago

      My eyes are blue and green they change on my mood and what I’m wearing

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      chloe 

      2 months ago

      i have hazel eyes and they are very attractive for people to look at i love my eyes

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      Anonymous 

      2 months ago

      I have hazel eyes, surprisingly each and every girl I was with had an attraction to hazel eyes

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      Anonymous 

      2 months ago

      My left eye is Silver/Grey, and my right eye is a pinkish/peachy colour.

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      RANDOM PERSON 

      2 months ago

      My left eye is violet and my other is green

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      marcy 

      2 months ago

      for some reason when i was five years old my eye colour was blue ! it even said it on my pass port and now my eye colour is a beautifull green. im ten right now and my eye colour is still green so im very lucky that my eye colour has changed beautifully.My eyes still look blue from a distance away but are mixed with lots of colours that make it look green.

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      Jasmine 

      3 months ago

      you help me with my eye color i wonderd ate my eyes rare and they are the are in the green group its brown and blue and thank you for that

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      Gift 

      3 months ago

      If you am joking am not my name is actually gift. Many people say my eyes is black I mean I think it is because it is so dark I could see my reflections in it they said no ones eyes is really black but I think mine is

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      Heterochromia 

      3 months ago

      I have heterochromia. My one eye is "black" and other amber color. So when that pole appeared I got confused to what to chose haha. My Amber eye - is more colorful and has depth in it. Black, on the other hand, is (when you shine a light) completly blank and seems boring (just one color and thats it)

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      Tammy 

      3 months ago

      My eyes are brown but bright gold in the sunlight can also look black depending on if it's colder outside :)

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      Niko 

      3 months ago

      Both of my eyes appear to have three different colours in them. Blue in the very outer part of iris, yellowish green in the middle and around the pupil I have brownish colour. These can be seen from very close and in light though.

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      XxMLMxX 

      3 months ago

      This was rather helpful and gave scientifically accurate facts. Thank you. I

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      Ave 

      3 months ago

      My eye color is a very dark shade of brown but the other eye becomes twice as darker as the other when someone checks

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      Gregory 

      3 months ago

      My eyes look brownish if you into them, but they are actually blue

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      You'll never know 

      3 months ago

      My eye color is like a very light blue and gray mix, is this possible or am i just insane?

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      anonymous 

      3 months ago

      sadness to have brown eyes

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      Rachel 

      3 months ago

      My eyes are dark brown, but they have a gold - amber colour to them as well.

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      Adysen Sheffield 

      3 months ago

      My eyes are blue but every time I get mad, my right eye turns red. One time, my cat got really scared when the eye did this and made a huge scar in my right hand. And the scars is still here from 5 years ago.

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      Airen 

      3 months ago

      I have central heterochromia were a gold ring circles my pupil and blue on the outside.

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      A mysterious man 

      3 months ago

      I have heterochromia.

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      Aaron 

      3 months ago

      My eyes change on emotions.But most of the time i have Hazel eyes Or sometimes amber by emotion or some how.

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      David E Whyte 

      3 months ago

      I have rare eyes dark green/ blue to yellow to red to light green. I cant tell my eye colour

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      Isabel 

      3 months ago

      My eyes are like a yellowish hazel

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      Sophie 

      3 months ago

      i have no idea what my eye colour is but it is dark. How do i know what colour my eyes are? they change depending to what light it is.

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      daniel 

      3 months ago

      i have what i believe to be an unclassified eye color, since i have 5 colors (identical in both eyes) the colors are grey blue, grey green, yellow, red & brown/black (thou that can just be a limbal ring) thou depending on the amount of light (not just sunlight) which of grey colors become more "dominant" in mid to low light exposure i have more grey blue, and at mid to high light exposure it's more grey green, any idea what category (if any) i fall under, since at best i can say hazel

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      kat 

      3 months ago

      just brown but when near fire it slitely turns red

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      Lucy 

      3 months ago

      I have plain old brown eyes, but i love them! They are actually kinda rare in my family and where i live and i get complimeneted on them quite a bit!

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      Matt 

      3 months ago

      My eyes have a strange mix of green and blue.

      Like green water in a river.

      In the light it looks blueish but in the dark its more greenish.

      Got Limbal Rings and one eye has small parts of amber around the pupil.

      I dont believe only 2% of the Population have Green eyes. I have seen way more People with Green or Blue than Brown eyes.

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      Kaitlin Knipe 

      4 months ago

      I know so many people with green eyes, which is strange because it's apparently a rare color. But also in this poll, there are also almost as many green eyes than brown eyes. I don't know, maybe it's just that where I live has a lot of people with green eyes.

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      Tanya Lafrance 

      4 months ago

      My mother eyes were all gold. Wicked looking, but beautiful. The women in my family have bursts of gold, while the men have bursts of red.

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      Ted Mendoza 

      4 months ago

      My father has green eyes and when I look in the mirror in. The sun my eyes look like a yellowish green light drown don't know what you would call that color

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      TAMERLAPUTE 

      4 months ago

      i had dark brown eyes like a dark and warm brown shit, i hate that color cause it's the most common in the world, almost 80 % of people have brown eyes in the world.. so i gave a try to a company which sells drops in order to change the colour of your eyes and 6 months later i succeeded in obtaining light green eyes ! i'm definitely so handsome and when i go to supermarket people keep looking at me and compliment me, i'm so content !

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      TAMERLAPUTE 

      4 months ago

      i had dark brown eyes like a dark and warm brown shit, i hate that color cause it's the most common in the world, almost 80 % of people have brown eyes in the world.. so i gave a try to a company which sells drops in order to change the colour of your eyes and 6 months later i succeeded in obtaining light green eyes ! i'm definitely so handsome and when i go to supermarket people keep looking at me and compliment me, i'm so content !

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      Mia 

      4 months ago

      I HAVE the original brown eyes like the people who have hazel eyes brown but i don't have green in my eyes just brown none of my family members don't have my eye colour

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      Oscar 

      4 months ago

      I have black eyes like BLACK

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      Amber/brown 

      4 months ago

      the top of my iris is brown but the bottom is yellowish orange

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      Amber 

      4 months ago

      My brother has amber eyes when everyone in our family either have grey or brown. Weird huh?

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      Wallflower 

      4 months ago

      To all of those who are saying their eyes are black:

      There's no such thing as true black eyes. Just very, very dark brown.

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      Anyone have black eyes? 

      4 months ago

      Does anyone have black eyes not dark brown like it’s legit black

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      Green 

      4 months ago

      I am trying to find more direct info on green eyes with a dark blue ring. Can anyone send me in the right direction to find out more ? THANK YOU FOR YOUr help

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      my name is not relevant 

      5 months ago

      cool website! so many question that will be discovered in the future!

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      racgel 

      5 months ago

      i have blue/green eyes in the spring, but they turn hazel/brown in the cold seasons like winter and fall. is that weird? and is that normal? i mean whats happening. i'm freaking out!!

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      Happ patatoe 

      5 months ago

      I know someone who has one green eye and one brown eye it is so cool

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      Bina 

      5 months ago

      I have a really rich amber colored eyes, so I get to see amber eyes every single day. XD I have never seen anyone else with amber eyes in my life really. Also, it's odd since my entire household has hazel eyes.

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