Meaning and Origin of: Amber

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Arabic : Jewel
  • English : Great joy; music

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : unexplained.
  • Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Imbert or a translation of German and Jewish Bernstein, which means ‘amber’.
  • Muslim (widespread throughout the Muslim world) : from the Arabic personal name ‛Anbar, literally ‘perfume’, ‘ambergris’, figuratively ‘good’, ‘pleasant’, ‘agreeable’.

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