Origin of the name Amber
Amber, of Scottish Gaelic origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Amber are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
Name meaning of Amber
- Precious jewel
- Name Number: 3
- Interpretation: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism
History and Related Information
English: from the vocabulary word for the gemstone amber, a word derived via Old French and Latin from Arabic ambar. This was first used as a given name at the end of the 19th century, but has become particularly popular in the past couple of decades. In part it owes its popularity to Kathleen Winsor's novel Forever Amber (1944).
Popularity of the given name
The name Amber is ranked on the 138ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 1769700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.053% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Amber has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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