Amba - girls name

Amba name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Amba name meaning:

The name Amba is of Indian origin and is commonly given to girls. It has multiple meanings and interpretations depending on the cultural and regional context. In Sanskrit, Amba means "mother" or "goddess Durga." In Hindu mythology, Amba is a name associated with the divine mother goddess and represents strength, power, and protection. Additionally, Amba is a name that signifies beauty and grace.

In some Indian languages, Amba can also mean "sister" or "elder sister." It is often used as a term of endearment to show respect and affection towards an older female family member or a female friend. This usage highlights the significance of the name in fostering familial and social bonds.

Overall, the name Amba carries connotations of femininity, divinity, strength, and familial connections. It is a name that reflects the rich cultural heritage and spiritual beliefs of India.

Origin: Indian


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Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Amba

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