Amber Name Meaning & Origin

Amber

Pronunciation: AM-ber (key)

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).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ambar, Ambra

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Am-Am
Ambra
Bamba

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Famous real-life people named Amber

Amber Tamblyn, actress
Amber Heard, actress
Amber Valletta, actress
Amber Dotson, country singer
Amber Brkich, reality television personality, best known for winning Survivor: All-Stars, but also competed in Survivor: Australia, The Amazing Race 7 and The Amazing Race: All-Stars
Amber Riley, Glee actress
Amber Benson, actress (Tara Maclay in Buffy The Vampire Slayer), director, author
Amber Cope, Race car driver
Amber Nash, Comedian
Amber Rose, Model, actor, recording artist, socialite
Amber Liu, Taiwanese-American main rapper of South Korean pop girl group f(x)
Amber Rudd, British politician

Amber in song, story & screen

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 Sofia the First
Amber Brkich-Mariano from Survivor
Amber Millington, character in Nickelodeon's House of Anubis.
Amber from Clueless
Amber Brown of the children's book series Amber Brown by Paula Daziger.
Amber by the group 311. "Whoa, amber is the color of your energy"
Amby of Nick Jr's Amby and Dexter.
Amber Lightvale is a character in the webseries Glitchtale

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