Amber (name)

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Amber
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Amber is used to make jewelry, which has helped inspire that name.
Gender Female
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Meaning "amber"

Amber is a feminine given name taken from amber, the fossilized tree resin that is often used in the making of jewelry. The word can also refer to a yellowish-orange color.[1]

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.[2] It has ranked among the top 50 names for girls in England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, Australia and Canada in recent years.[3]

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  1. ^ Campbell, Mike. "Meaning, origin and history of the name Amber". Behind the Name. 
  2. ^ "Top names of the 1990s". 24 May 2017. Archived from the original on 24 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Campbell, Mike. "Popularity for the name Amber". Behind the Name.