Amber

Amber - A very unique female name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Amber appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #899. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Amber and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Amber? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Amber. The baby girl name Amber was given to 1,203 baby girls in 2012, ranking #261 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,175 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Amber peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 13.



Famous with this name

Amber Heard
Amber Valletta
Amber Tamblyn


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Rating: 4/5 (14 people)


Amber is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Amber is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #153 - and is the least popular in Arkansas at position #621.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Amber is where you live.


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Amber origin and meaning

Amber is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Amber, pop culture references for the name Amber and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Amber

We've found the following names that sound similar to Amber, sorted by popularity.

Amberly / Amparo / Ambar / Ambria / Amberlee / Ambrosia / Amberlyn / Amberlynn / Ambra / Ambrielle /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012261
2011260
2010224
2009184
2008163
2007145
2006136
2005101
200488
200374
200265
200151
200046
199941
199837
199729
199627
199522
199421
199317
199219
199116
199015
198914
198815
198715
198613
198516
198418
198317
198218
198120
198022
197922
197830
197733
197649
197559
197492
1973130
1972160
1971180
1970241
1969275
1968291
1967357
1966403
1965404
1964450
1963492
1962499
1961548
1960600
1959721
1958850
1957976
19561004
1955933
1954996
19531192
1952911
19511046
19501035
1949944
19481090
19471028
1946831
19451051
19411613
19381424
19351570
19281336
19271809
19261772
19251311
19241696
19211799
19171325
1916966
19151063
19141336
1913899

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island153
Alaska163
California171
Massachusetts185
New York189
Alabama190
New Jersey204
Colorado213
Montana220
South Carolina222
Georgia227
Arizona228
Texas232
Pennsylvania235
New Mexico243
Hawaii279
Connecticut283
Wisconsin283
Maryland291
Kentucky294
Virginia296
Washington300
Florida304
Tennessee309
Minnesota311
Michigan317
Nevada319
Mississippi322
Missouri354
Utah356
Illinois360
Kansas394
Indiana396
Idaho412
North Carolina428
Louisiana444
Ohio452
Oklahoma465
Oregon479
Iowa528
Arkansas621

Even more about Amber


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Amber a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Amber?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Amber
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,175
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +1,203

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