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Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. a-meh-REE-go

Meaning & History

Medieval Italian form of EMMERICH. Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512) was the Italian explorer who gave the continent of America its name (from Americus, the Latin form of his name).
Other Languages & CulturesEmmerich(Ancient Germanic) Emery, Amery, Emory(English) Aymeric, Émeric(French) Emmerich(German) Imre, Imrus(Hungarian) Américo(Portuguese) Imrich(Slovak) Américo(Spanish)


Statue of Amerigo Vespucci in FlorenceStatue of Amerigo Vespucci in Florence


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