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Amber

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How popular is the baby name Amber in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 9 9 0
1881 5 5 0
1884 6 6 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 9 9 0
1889 8 8 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 10 10 0
1893 15 15 0
1894 12 12 0
1895 16 16 0
1896 17 17 0
1897 15 15 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 11 11 0
1900 15 15 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 7 7 0
1904 29 29 0
1905 18 18 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 24 24 0
1908 20 20 0
1909 19 19 0
1910 28 28 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 19 19 0
1913 35 35 0
1914 38 38 0
1915 39 39 0
1916 52 52 0
1917 40 40 0
1918 29 29 0
1919 33 33 0
1920 28 28 0
1921 38 38 0
1922 34 34 0
1923 24 24 0
1924 28 28 0
1925 35 35 0
1926 29 29 0
1927 26 26 0
1928 37 37 0
1929 25 25 0
1930 21 21 0
1931 23 23 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 28 28 0
1935 20 20 0
1936 22 22 0
1937 12 12 0
1938 21 21 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 20 20 0
1942 19 19 0
1943 22 22 0
1944 25 25 0
1945 65 65 0
1946 98 98 0
1947 87 87 0
1948 89 89 0
1949 93 93 0
1950 87 87 0
1951 97 97 0
1952 108 108 0
1953 99 99 0
1954 107 107 0
1955 129 129 0
1956 122 122 0
1957 137 137 0
1958 163 163 0
1959 208 208 0
1960 282 282 0
1961 340 335 5
1962 376 376 0
1963 402 402 0
1964 479 479 0
1965 526 526 0
1966 529 529 0
1967 628 628 0
1968 887 887 0
1969 1,027 1,027 0
1970 1,290 1,290 0
1971 1,728 1,720 8
1972 1,824 1,814 10
1973 2,190 2,182 8
1974 3,286 3,274 12 #92 girl name
1975 4,700 4,681 19 #59 girl name
1976 5,661 5,648 13 #49 girl name
1977 7,232 7,206 26 #34 girl name
1978 8,206 8,173 33 #30 girl name
1979 11,108 11,080 28 #22 girl name
1980 12,600 12,555 45 #22 girl name
1981 13,869 13,814 55 #20 girl name
1982 14,725 14,676 49 #18 girl name
1983 14,936 14,887 49 #17 girl name
1984 15,417 15,367 50 #18 girl name
1985 15,550 15,504 46 #16 girl name
1986 17,004 16,950 54 #13 girl name
1987 16,802 16,747 55 #15 girl name
1988 16,740 16,678 62 #15 girl name
1989 16,819 16,757 62 #14 girl name
1990 15,905 15,862 43 #15 girl name
1991 15,023 14,992 31 #16 girl name
1992 13,937 13,913 24 #19 girl name
1993 14,090 14,064 26 #17 girl name
1994 12,365 12,345 20 #21 girl name
1995 10,983 10,962 21 #22 girl name
1996 9,790 9,771 19 #27 girl name
1997 8,928 8,912 16 #29 girl name
1998 7,939 7,929 10 #37 girl name
1999 6,851 6,840 11 #41 girl name
2000 6,191 6,181 10 #47 girl name
2001 5,578 5,572 6 #51 girl name
2002 4,728 4,723 5 #65 girl name
2003 4,126 4,120 6 #74 girl name
2004 3,656 3,635 21 #88 girl name
2005 3,148 3,138 10
2006 2,592 2,586 6
2007 2,402 2,402 0
2008 2,059 2,059 0
2009 1,773 1,767 6
2010 1,409 1,409 0
2011 1,232 1,232 0
2012 1,231 1,231 0
2013 1,110 1,110 0
2014 1,053 1,053 0
2015 969 969 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Amber baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 369,196 babies born with the name Amber in the United States. That's more than enough Ambers to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Amber" was in 1986 with a total of 16,950 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ambers)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Amber" ranks #26 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 257 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 12,365 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Amber" mean? The list below shows the origins of Amber as well as things modernly associated with the name Amber such as celebrities named Amber.

Origin and Meaning of Amber

The name "Amber" is of English origin, and it means "Precious stone". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Amber Rose

Amber Rose is a recording artist, fashion designer, model, and actress. Amber was born in 1982 as Amber Levonchuck in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Amber Heard

Amber Heard is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Amber was born in 1986 as Amber Laura Heard in Austin, Texas, U.S.

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Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Amber was born in 1983 as Amber Rose Tamblyn in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Amber Valletta

Amber Valletta is an actress and model. Amber was born in 1974 as Amber Evangeline Valletta in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

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Amber Marshall

Amber Marshall is an infobox person with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Amber was born in 1988 as Amber Marshall in London, Ontario, Canada.

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Amber Smith

Amber Smith is a model. Amber was born in 1972 in Tampa, Florida, United States.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Amber

Amber Alert
Amber Alert Movie
Amber Andujar
Amber Portwood
Amber Stevens
Amber Cole

Alternative Meanings

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

Your name in reverse order is "Rebma". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Remba". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Amber born Aug 10, 1981

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Borneo approximately on 750. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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