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Ambrose

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Origin: Greek

Meaning: from Greek Ambrosios meaning "immortal".

Ambrose has been associated as being another name of Merlin, the wizard in King Arthur's court.

In Greek mythology, ambrosia is the food of the gods and grants immortality to anyone who eats it.


Variants:
  • Ambrosius (Latin)
  • Ambrosios (Greek)
  • Emrys (Welsh)
  • Ambrus (Hungarian)
  • Ambrogio (Italian)- Ambrogino and Giotto are its diminutives
  • Ambrosio (Spanish)
  • Ambroise (French)
  • Ambrozije (Croatian)
  • Ambrosi (Georgian)


Feminine forms:
  • Ambrosine (English)
  • Ambrosia (Greek)



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