Amberley Name Meaning & Origin
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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I love having the name Amberley. It is so unique and people immediately always comment on how I have a beautiful name when I order meet them. It's nice to not have a name that is common and quite frankly kind of boring and overused! My mom named me after a street sign but I know that there is an Amberley Castle and Village about an hour south of London in England and there is also a book with a princess titled Amberley. There are many different spelling of Amberley but of course I'm biased to this one!
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Amberley is the name of an English Village and Castle found about an hour South of London. The castle dates back to the 12th Century. The name explaining the origin of the English word in relation to the village states: "The name of Amberley is a subject of much learned debate. It is likely to have its origins in the old English word amber meaning a measure of volume. The suffix Ley probably refers to a field, so the name may possibly come from a description of agricultural output from one particular field." - See more at: http://www.amberley-pc.org.uk/page.php?id=18#sthash.tFLzJsvO.dup.
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Can not remember the name of the book but there is an old novel about a royal family with a Princess named Amberley. Mind you there are many books with the name "Amberly" but I am speaking specifically to this spelling.