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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AM-broz
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Meaning & History

From the Late Latin name Ambrosius, which was derived from the Greek name Αμβροσιος (Ambrosios) meaning "immortal". Saint Ambrose was a 4th-century theologian and bishop of Milan, who is considered a Doctor of the Church. Due to the saint, the name came into general use in Christian Europe, though it was never particularly common in England.
Feminine FormAmbrosine
Other Languages & CulturesAmbrosios, Ambrosius(Ancient Greek) Ambrozije(Croatian) Ambrož(Czech) Ambroos, Broos(Dutch) Ambroise(French) Ambrosi(Georgian) Ambrus(Hungarian) Ambrogio, Ambrogino, Giotto(Italian) Broos(Limburgish) Ambroży(Polish) Ambrósio(Portuguese) Ambrož(Slovene) Ambrosio(Spanish) Emrys(Welsh)

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