[ 2 syll. em-ber, emb-er ] The baby girl name Ember is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced EHMBer- †. Ember has its origins in the Arabic and English languages. It is used largely in English. From English roots, its meaning is 'ember'.
In addition, Ember is a form of the Dutch and English Amber.
Another variant of the name is the contracted form Em.
See also the related category arabic.
Ember is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also regarded as trendy. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2018, 0.079% of baby girls were named Ember. It had a ranking of #209 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Ember was the most popular in 2018. Ember was twice as popular as the 2nd most popular name, Amber, in that year. Ember has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Ember include Embar, Embir, and Embyr.
† Pronunciation for Ember: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"