Meaning & History
Welsh form of AMBROSE. Emrys Wledig (or Ambrosius Aurelianus) was a Romano-British military leader who fought against the invading Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century. Tales of his life were used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth to create the character of Merlin, who he called Merlinus Ambrosius or Myrddin Emrys.
Other Languages & CulturesAmbrosios, Ambrosius(Ancient Greek) Ambrozije(Croatian) Ambrož(Czech) Ambroos, Broos(Dutch) Ambrose(English) Ambroise(French) Ambrosi(Georgian) Ambrus(Hungarian) Ambrogio, Ambrogino, Giotto(Italian) Broos(Limburgish) Ambroży(Polish) Ambrósio(Portuguese) Amvrosiy(Russian) Ambrož(Slovene) Ambrosio(Spanish) Amvrosiy(Ukrainian)
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Entry updated December 3, 2014