AMERIGO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: ah-me-REE-go   [key]
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).
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Amalric, Emelrich, Emmerich, Ermenrich, Heimirich, Heinrich, Henricus (Ancient Germanic), Henrik (Armenian), Endika (Basque), Enric (Catalan), Henrik (Croatian), Jindřich, Hynek (Czech), Henrik, Henning (Danish), Hendrik, Henricus, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Rik (Dutch), Emery, Harry, Henry, Amery, Emory, Hal, Hank (English), Hendrik (Estonian), Harri, Henri, Henrikki, Heikki (Finnish), Amaury, Émeric, Henri (French), Heike, Heiko (Frisian), Anri (Georgian), Emmerich, Heinrich, Hendrik, Henrik, Heiner, Heinz, Henning (German), Henrik, Imre, Imrus (Hungarian), Hinrik (Icelandic), Anraí, Einrí (Irish), Henrikas, Herkus (Lithuanian), Hinrich, Heike, Heiko (Low German), Herry (Medieval English), Henrik, Henning (Norwegian), Henryk (Polish), Américo, Henrique (Portuguese), Eanraig, Hendry (Scottish), Henrich, Imrich (Slovak), Henrik (Slovene), Américo, Enrique, Quique (Spanish), Henrik, Henning (Swedish), Harri (Welsh)
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