AM-ber Fossilized tree resin, gemstone.


Amber is a female given name and is of English origin. It means fossilized tree resin, gemstone. Pronounced as AM-ber, the name is currently in the top 100 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 750 of U.S birth chart of the year 2023.

Amber is considered a gem because it shimmers when polished, but it is actually fossilized tree resin that has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty over millennia. This old and beautiful stone carries a handful of charming properties including warm, wise, cheerful, healing and protective. You may want to consider Amber for your precious little one in hopes that she will shines like one. In the other hand, Amber is considered the birthstone of the astrological sign of Cancer.

Here are some potential nicknames for Amber: Am, Amby, Bambi, Amb. See below for more.




Amber is a girl's name.

Common Nicknames

Am, Amb, Amby, Amy, Bambi


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The rank of Amber in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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