Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. UWRS  [key·IPA]

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 & CulturesUrsus(Ancient Roman) Orson(English) Orso(Italian)

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Name Days

Austria: September 30


Entry updated November 20, 2020