Spark, Burning Low

Ember Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \em-bur\
Number in U.S 👶 12,000
Rate in 2021 432
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 English

Ember : Meaning, Origin and Popularity

Meaning and originality:

Ember is a vocabulary word in English which refers to the smoldering remnants of a fire which appears in the form of glowing ashes. “Ember” actually stems from the Olde English “æmerge”. This word in turn has its roots in the Germanic word “aima” which means “ashes”. The root source is also connected to conceptions such as burning and glowing. In terms of the metaphors attached to it in literacy, Ember can refer to the remainders of a slowly dying love and passion. As a female name in America, Ember came to use in the 21st century when the American parents were looking for more unique and innovative names. We can also look at Ember as the modified version of Amber. Nowadays Ember is mostly seen in the U.S and Canada.

Here are some famous people named Ember:


What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Ember?

This name stimulates logical thinking. There is a great possibility that you are intelligent, intuitive, graceful, and even a psychic. You want to know the truth and that's why it is possible that you are interested in Mysticism. Sometimes you avoid others and try to be alone. You like beautiful and luxurious things.

You want to be a leader. You don’t like to be told what to do and that is why you want to be the boss. You are very good at finding new solutions for old problems. You can come up with ideas on the spot. Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You try to stay away from needy and idle people.

You are and active and restless person who loves to be free and party. Other People cannot fool you because you have a sharp mind. You can use your intelligence to look at everything from various angles.

How do people react to you?

People believe that you are a generous person who has a lot of compassion for others. You make people feel comfortable. People tend to depend on you. You are not bothered by fashion; it is even possible to say that, at times, you tend to be a shabby dresser. People look at you as a mother figure.

People generally see this name as a modern, youthful, and informal name.

Lucky colors: All shades of yellow, gold, and green

Lucky day(s): Saturday and Sunday


Ember is a relatively new addition to the U.S names. She made its debut to the U.S naming charts in 2009 and since then the rise in popularity has been very modest. Each year, 300 girls are given this name which suggests that it is a very uncommon name. Because of its short life, we cannot make any predictions regarding its future. We are not even sure why this vocabulary name made among the female names.  We’re also not quite sure what prompted this odd vocabulary word from the English dictionary to make its way onto the list of American female names. From a literal point of view this name refers to burned ash which not a very pleasant sight to see but from a metaphorical perspective it refers to the remains of a powerful emotions, this is the meaning that makes Ember special.

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Comments on the name Ember
5/10/2022 12:52:30 PM

i thinik this nameis very strong.and i gives a sense of the fact that this kid means business.and it is not just a boy name.ember seems gender neutral to me.

5/7/2022 4:15:00 PM

My sister wanted to use Ember and I suggested Emberly which is now my nieces middle name!!!

3/12/2022 7:52:48 AM

the name Ember is sooo cool. If my future man agrees our daughter will be named Tess Maci Ember (last name)


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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Ember?
The origin of the name Ember is English.
*️⃣ How many people are named Ember?
Almost 12000 people are named Ember.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Ember?
The names of Emerick, Emric