Amber: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Amber
Origin of the name Amber:
Derived from the vocabulary word amber which denotes a translucent fossil resin used in jewelry making. It is derived from the Arabic `anbar (amber).
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My first name is Amber and middle name is Leigh. I always wished my parents made my first name Amberleigh or Amberly, so I could have something a little different from the other Ambers. Other than that, I've loved my name. No one misspells or mispronounces it. I have a trillion nicknames, but none are offensive. I've always been middle-high class and intelligent, so no one has ever teased me that my name connotes anything different than that-- though maybe it's different for people growing up now with the name Amber (as I am 29). I think it's a fun name that was cute as a kid and works well as a professional too.
my parents chose the name amber before i was born,not only do i have a beautiful name but my hair is the exact same color of amber love it!
My name is Amber, and I've always loved my name. Some people have negative perceptions of the name, but that's likely because of an experience they've had with someone with that name. Every name has that problem.
My older sister's name is Amber, and she has a twin named Rosemary. She was named Amber because she has the most gorgeous amber eyes. She's also a really great big sister, and a fantastic mommy to her now grown-up kids, Parker and Annabelle.
My best friend is an Amber - she is the sweetest and most loyal person I have ever had the privilege of knowing.
My name is Amber, and I've often felt embarrassed of my name when meeting people for the first time because the name isn't typical of smart women.
My daughters name is Amber and she is VERY intelligent. I think it is a beautiful name and the perception of it is different than it use to be. Every Amber that I have met has been kind!
My name is Amber and I absolutely LOVE it! It is so unique and pretty! I love the color too! It TOTALLY fits me!
My sister name is Amber and as a kid I use to call her hambopper
My name is Amber and I find it goes really well with the name Lily. My middle name is Lily, and I just think it has a really nice ring to it.
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Ambi, Ambz, Amy, Berr, Bear, Ambular, Amby, Hamburger, Burger, Ambear, Amberry, Bambi, Bamber, Ambre, Ambrosia, um and possibly the best Amber nickname of all...AmSlam. Thats what i call my twin Amber, shes awesome. Ginger
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The meaning of the name Amber is Amber colored, it now comes from the English origin. Amber is not only a beautiful color but also a beautiful name as well. my name is Amber by the way!!!
Amber is also the crystallized form of the sap from trees, which often traps small insects and spiders within.
- Famous real-life people named Amber: | Edit
Amber Tamblyn, actress
Amber Heard, actress
Amber Valletta, actress
Amber Dotson, country singer
Tiffani Amber Thiessen, actress, dropped her middle name a few years back!
Amber Brkich - Reality Television personality, best known for winning Survivor: All-Stars, but also competed in Survivor: Australia, The Amazing Race 7 & The Amazing Race: All-Stars
Amber Riley, "Glee" actress
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Amber St. Clare was the heroine of the 1944 novel "Forever Amber" by Kathleen Winsor. A movie was later made based on the book.
Princess Amber is the deuteragonist in the special Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess.
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