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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Ember

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Ember in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Ember:

  • Records indicate that 1,550 girls in the United States have been named Ember since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 501 people in the U.S. were given the name Ember. Those people are now 9 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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      10 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Ember, I am 15 and I love my name. I often get called Amber, but it kind of just comes with the name. I don't personally know anyone with my name, but my mom named me after her friend who went by her middle name 'Ember'." May. 12, 2021: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember and I love this name! Sometimes people think it?s Amber! But I tell them ?No, Ember, like in a fire!?" Aug. 27, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is due anytime now. My husband and I chose the name Ember. It is beyond beautiful and has it's own unique appeal." Feb. 13, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "People usually call me Amber but I love my name because I can never get confused with anyone so its not like they call me Ember.H come to the office so It's great!" Dec. 19, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ember - though we spell it a little differently. (Embyr) Yeah, call me a hippie, I don't care. She kinda digs her uniqueness. :)" Apr. 4, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember and I also never met anyone yet named that. I love it so much and I always asked my parents why they named me that and they said they wanted to make it special." Jan. 28, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Ember and I love it!! I haven't met another, although from reading post on the internet there are defiantly others with the name. To me, Ember is a strong name, and very fitting for my child as she is a furry one for sure!" Oct. 3, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Ember in 1973. I thought the meaning 'the last glow of a dying fire' was nice. I always had to correct people and tell them her name was not Amber. I have known of two other girls with this name. People have always told me it was a pretty name. I wanted something different." Jul. 14, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember, and i love it and im proud of it!!! :)" Jun. 18, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember as well. People nearly always think it's Amber at first, and correcting them can get pretty tiresome. A lot of the time, when they find out my real name they do compliment me, and a surprising number have asked me if my parents were hippies, which, well, yeah... I live in a rather largely populated city and travel quite a bit, but have only ever met one other Ember, which does make me feel pretty unique. More than a few times I've contemplated dying my hair red to fit the name haha" Jul. 20, 2014: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Ember, I just wanted to know how popular my name is!" Feb. 3, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think the name ember is realy good when I grow up I want to name my baby girl if it is a girl ember and if boy a close name Emberist" Dec. 19, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My mom's best friend thought the name Ember was a good, strong name for me. I love it! But since it's not such a popular name people oftentimes call me Amber, or sometimes even Ender (like the movie). Many people have complemented me on it and I've only met 2 other girls with this name. It's unique and I'd never want to change it." Oct. 19, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember and I really love the name and how I got it. I was born right when the biggest fire in the area that I was born was dying down. The forest fire lasted along time and I have a news paper about the fire and it takes about me. It's very magical and I have never meet another Ember. I do always get confused for the name Amber though." Mar. 17, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ember and people often ask me if I mean "Amber" or they pronounce it as Amber. When they finally get it right they think it's pretty cool or unique and compliment me. Since I live in a smaller town I am the only Ember they have ever met. I have never met any one with the same name as me, I have never found any customized key chains or anything else with my name on it. As a kid that really bummed me out and I hated my name but as I grew older I really began to love it because it set me aside from the rest and made me hard to forget." Nov. 4, 2012: Report as inappropriate

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