Amber: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Amber

This one comes from the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour. If you like the color amber, or you’re a gemstone fan, this name works either way—especially if Amber has sisters named Ruby and Pearl.

Nicknames:

Amby.

Famous people named Amber:

Actresses Amber Tamblyn, Amber Heard, Amber Valletta, Amber Riley, and Amber Benson; race car driver Amber Cope; comedian Amber Nash; model and actress Amber Rose; fictional Amber from Clueless; fictional Amber from Sofia the First.

Fun facts:

This name is derived from the Arabic anbar, which means amber.

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