Given Name AMERIGO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: a-me-REE-go   [details]

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/CULTURES: Emmerich (Ancient Germanic), Emery, Amery, Emory (English), Émeric (French), Emmerich (German), Imre, Imrus (Hungarian), Américo (Portuguese), Imrich (Slovak), Américo (Spanish)
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