Amber is used to make jewelry, which has helped inspire that name.
Amber has been a popular name in most English speaking countries. It was the 20th most popular name in the U.S. in the 1990s. It has ranked among the top 50 names for girls in England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, Australia and Canada in recent years.
- Amber Louise Shepherd, an Australian singer
- Amber (performer), a pop music/dance music performer and singer
- Amber, a stage name for the J-pop music artist Rie Eto
- Amber Benson, American actress
- Amber Bondin, Maltese singer.
- Amber Campisi, American model, Playmate of the month for February 2005.
- Amber Corwin, figure skater.
- Amber Frey, the mistress of convicted murderer Scott Peterson
- Amber Hagerman, American murder victim, after whom the AMBER Alert was named.
- Amber Heard, American actress.
- Amber Littlejohn, Native American professional figure competitor
- Amber Liu, Taiwanese-American singer who is a member of f(x)
- Amber Lynn, American pornographic actress
- Amber MacArthur, Canadian internet and television personality
- Amber Mariano, née Brkich, a participant in the reality TV show Survivor on the Australian Outback and All-Stars seasons
- Amber Merritt, Australian wheelchair basketball player
- Amber Rayne, American pornographic actress
- Amber Riley, American actress, most famous for her role on the television series Glee as Mercedes
- Amber Rose, American model
- Amber Rudd MP, UK Home Secretary
- Amber Tamblyn, American actress
- Amber Valletta, American actress and model
- Amber, a character in the television series Hannah Montana
- Amber Pigal-Simpson, the illegal wife of Homer Simpson
- Amber (The One-Legged Hypoglycemic), a recurring Saturday Night Live character played by Amy Poehler
- Amber, a character from the anime series Darker than Black
- Amber, a fictional character from the television series The Tribe (1999–2003)
- Amber Volakis, a character from the television series House
- Amber is one of three identities of the Fool, who appears only in The Liveship Traders Trilogy by Robin Hobb
- Amber Milligton, from House of Anubis
- Amber Moore, a character on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless (2006–2010)
- Amber Gates, a character from the British television series Footballers' Wives from its third series
- Amber, a dog from Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders
- Princess Amber from Sofia the First
- Amber Lamont, main character in the book Demon Road
- Amber Williams, main character in the horror film I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer
- Amber St. Clare, a Forever Amber character
- The Chronicles of Amber, a fantasy novel series written by Roger Zelazny
- Forever Amber, a novel by Kathleen Winsor in 1944, and a film in 1947
- Amber Brown (series), a character in a book by Paula Danziger
- Amber House, a 2012 novel in a trilogy by Kelly Moore and daughters Tucker Reed and Larkin Reed