Amber

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See also: amber and ämber

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Etymology 1[edit]

From amber, from Middle English ambre, from Old French ambre, from Latin ambar, from Arabic عنبر (anbar, amber)

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Amber

  1. A female given name, popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.
    • 1854 Harper's Magazine, Volume IX, June to November 1854, page 667 ("Lady Amber Mayne")
      The youngest daughter of the Marchioness of Summerdown had one of these quaint, pretty names - Amber! - and what a pretty creature she was!
    • 1944 Kathleen Winsor, Forever Amber, Chicago Review Press, 2000, ISBN 1556524048, page 14
      And then she said softly, "Sarah - I think I'll name her Amber - for the colour of her father's eyes - "
  2. A surname of uncertain origin.
    • 1901 Frederick Swainson, Acton's Feud: A Public School Story, BiblioBazaar, LLC, 2007, ISBN 1426481713, page 14
      Amber, the half, generally waltzed round our forwards, and when he secured he passed the ball on to Aspinall.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a form of the Hindi आसमान (āsmān, the heavens).

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Amber

  1. A female given name.
  2. A ruined city in Rajasthan, India.
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Amber ?

  1. A female given name, Amber