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I just love this name. It sounds very British to me so probably wouldn't work here in California. Nevertheless, I love this manly name.
― Anonymous User  9/12/2018
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My name is Ambrose and I am immortal according to my name.
amby_houser  8/23/2018
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This name looks feminine to me. I'm surprised it's a boy's name.
kayisforkeen  8/11/2018
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This is my favorite boy name! It's refined and simple, and uncommon without being weird. I have no idea how anyone could see this as a girl's name. The comments that say so are simply insane.
Zebralily99  8/7/2018
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I love this name since it sounds neutral, not overly masculine and not overly feminine. Ambrose has many wonderful nicknames like Ames or Bo. This name is beautiful and conveys a certain regality to it that I find irresistible.
Phi  5/3/2018
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I love Ambrose as a girl's name, it has the nicknames Amber and Rose, both recognized as feminine. It isn't too feminine though, which is nice. I can't imagine this on a boy.
Kp_quarternote  4/7/2018
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Ambrose is my second boys' middle name. He gets Brose which rather sounds like bros.
He's 31 almost and the name has aged well with him.
― Anonymous User  3/8/2017
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Dean Ambrose (born Jonathan Good) has this as his ring name, he is a professional wrestler.
thezenithofnadir  2/11/2017
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This name is one of my all time favourites. It's so regal and majestic. I can also see both a boy and a girl having this name.
thezenithofnadir  2/11/2017
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Sounds so regal and majestic. I really like it.
RoseTintsMyWorld  5/9/2016
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It sounds very feminine.
Eileen1209864  4/6/2016
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I like the name Ambrose but it does make me think of Ambrosia custard.
― Anonymous User  9/15/2015
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I could see Ambrose making a comeback.
lilpimpteller  6/27/2015
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Too much of a surname...
― Anonymous User  12/20/2014
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I REALLY REALLY like this awesome name! It sounds so handsome and elegant and enchanting... *sigh* ^^ Oh, and I 100% believe there should be more people named "Ambrose". :D.
― Anonymous User  5/30/2014
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This name is so cool! It's very uncommon yet old fashioned, which is always a plus in my book :) the only downside is there aren't really any nicknames for it.
Oohvintage  3/16/2013
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Ambrose Akinmusire (born 1 May 1982) is a Nigerian American jazz trumpeter. In 2007, he won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition, two of the most prestigious jazz competitions in the world.
AndrewJKD  6/29/2010
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Ambrož and Ambroz are Slovene and Croatian variants, respectively, but are very rare nowadays.
goricar  4/2/2010
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I like this name for either gender. It sounds strong, unique, and dignified.
Athena Nike  3/14/2010
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Ambrose is a character in Willa Cather's "My Ántonia".
Nisha  9/26/2009
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This is an underused name that is, however, growing in popularity with the more trend-setting baby-namers. Uncommon enough for many people to have not make a connection to it with religion, fortunately.
vomiting  5/29/2009
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I prefer the much older form "Ambrosius," which, incidentally, is a much more beautiful name than "Ambrose."
Anthroponomastics  5/28/2009
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Ambrose is a character in Daphne du Maurier's novel, My Cousin Rachel.
― Anonymous User  12/25/2008
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Ambrose Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was a Union General in the Civil War. The facial hair known as 'sideburns' was named for him.
unexpectedsandwiches  12/5/2008
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Even given the sideburns association, I like this name. It's very classic and not overly masculine, but I don't find it feminine either. Good middle name if paired with something a little more modern, but could also work as a first name.
unexpectedsandwiches  12/5/2008
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In the television show Monk, Adrian Monk's reclusive brother is named Ambrose.
― Anonymous User  12/3/2008
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Ambrose is very dignified.
gio2475  5/26/2008
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This name has always sounded feminine to me. It sounds like a combination of Amber and Rose, and the -rose ending makes the name sound feminine in the same way that Primrose is feminine. Well, I wouldn't use this old-fashioned male name on my daughter, especially because of the type of people who have had it, apart from maybe Ambrose Bierce.
slight night shiver  5/15/2008
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Ambrose sounds almost mythical to me ... "Immortal."
aeristella  1/18/2008
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Ambrose is the real name of Glitch (Alan Cumming)in the scifi miniseries "Tin Man".
ClementineFox7  12/12/2007
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Pronounced AM-brohs, not AM-brohz.
leananshae  12/8/2007
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In Redwall the cellarhog is named Ambrose Spike.
Sparky221  4/9/2007
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I prefer Ambrosia, (which I normally heard in the myths) for the nector (or sometimes food) of immortality and a name. I guess it's just because when I imagine what it's supposed to look like, it's always the classic nymph-like demi-goddesses on Olympus, serving the gods with goblets or fruit (or whatever the food/drink is), and since the servers are almost always women, I just associate it as a feminine name. A very beautiful one too, but Ambrose is a good name too.
Irish Pearl  2/24/2007
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Famous bearer: Ambrose Powell "A. P." Hill, Confederate Civil War general.
johnnyreb  2/1/2007
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Saint Ambrose is the patron saint of beekeepers.
nomenphile  9/30/2005
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Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914?) is an American author with this name.
savvy  6/29/2005
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An ancient Greek name, Ambrosia (f), Ambrosios (m). In Greek mythology, Ambrosia was a Hyad, daughter of Atlas and Pleione.
Damis  3/3/2005

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