Amber - girls name

Amber name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Amber name meaning:

The name Amber originates from the Arabic word "anbar," which means "ambergris" or "fossilized tree resin." It is also associated with the orange gemstone of the same name. In ancient times, amber was highly valued and used for its aromatic and medicinal properties. This name has been in use since the late 19th century and gained popularity in the 1960s.

The name Amber carries various symbolic meanings. It is often associated with warmth, healing, and protection. Amber is believed to have healing properties and is thought to bring positive energy and good luck to its wearer. Additionally, it represents beauty, clarity, and strength. People named Amber are often described as warm-hearted, compassionate, and nurturing individuals. They possess an inner beauty that radiates outward, attracting others with their positivity and resilience.

Overall, the name Amber has a rich history and carries positive connotations. It represents qualities of strength, warmth, and beauty, making it a beautiful choice for parents seeking a name with deep meaning for their daughter.

Origin: Arabic

Reddish-yellow precious jewel.

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Overall UK ranking: 88 out of 5581

594 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (55)
  • England (89)
  • Wales (90)

Historical popularity of Amber

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