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CONTRIBUTOR: anonymous on 3/16/2006
Meaning & History
Simply from the English word meaning "glowing coal in a dying fire". From Old English ǣmyrge
, from Proto-Germanic *aima
As a given, it was first recorded in the 1800s, most likely as a transferred use of the surname Ember
In modern times, its use as a given name is probably due to its similarity to Amber