Given Name AMBER

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: AM-bər (English), AHM-bər (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour. The word ultimately derives from Arabic عنبر ('anbar). It began to be used as a given name in the late 19th century, but it only became popular after the release of Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber' (1944).

Categories

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VARIANT: Amberly (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ambre (French), Ambra (Italian), Ámbar (Spanish)