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Olivia Musembi
By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 15 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: To Burn, Burned Coal

Pronunciation: EHM-burr, /ˈɛm.bər/, EH M B ER

Popularity Rank: #45,108

On this page:

  • 1. Ember Meaning
  • 2. Ember Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Ember
  • 4. Translations of Ember
  • 5. Ember Name Popularity
  • 6. Ember popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Ember
  • 8. Ember Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Ember

Ember Meaning

Derived from the English word 'ember' which refers to a small piece of burning or glowing coal in a dying fire. It symbolizes warmth, light, and renewal.

Ember also means "To Burn, Burned Coal, Symbolizing warmth, light, and renewal".

Ember is commonly found in United States of America, Colombia, Peru, and 54 more countries.

Ember Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: EHM-burr

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈɛm.bər/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EH M B ER

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Ember

Ember Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ember is recorded 691 times globally, ranking it as the 45,108th most common name worldwide.

Ember is most prevalent in United States of America, with 213 occurrences, making it the 9,705th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Ember is found among 1 in every 8493 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Ember Popularity by Country

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United States of America#9,7051 : 8,493
Colombia#9,1751 : 12,282
Peru#8,9511 : 20,310
Malaysia#20,5931 : 47,395
Canada#12,1451 : 16,497
United Kingdom#18,7841 : 26,105

List of countries the name Ember is rarely found

Ember popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Ember from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Ember

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Ember Name Poster

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Names similar to Ember


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