URS
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: UWRS   [key]
Meaning & History
German form of the Latin name Ursus, which meant "bear". Saint Ursus was a 3rd-century soldier in the Theban Legion who was martyred with Saint Victor. He is the patron saint of Solothurn in Switzerland.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Orsino, Orso (Italian), Ursinus, Ursus (Late Roman)
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