Meaning of Amber
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Amber has the following meaning:
Jewel or sky. This name started becoming popular when jewels were in style in the 70's to 80's. Its popularity soared when the romantic novel Forever Amber hit the bestseller list and the big screens.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Amber is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 71 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Amber fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 21 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 186 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Amber in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Amber is pronounced as am-bur
Popular Variants for the name Amber: Aamber
We think the name Amber should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Amber to be: Intelligent and sexy woman
In one word, you might describe Amber as a(n) "intelligent
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The names of some famous persons by the name Amber
(or its variants) are:Amber Nicole Benson
, born on 8 January, a famous actress. Amber Nicole Benson's background: Writer, actress, director and producer. While acting on the set of 'Buffy, the Vampire Slayer', she also wrote, directed and acted in a digital video feature 'Chance'. She continues a writing career in the form of similar projects like animations, and novels.