Ambrose

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin saints' name Ambrosius, from Ancient Greek ἀμβρόσιος (ambrosios, immortal, divine).

Proper noun[edit]

Ambrose

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1951 Rosamond Du Jardin, Class Ring, Lippincott, page 140:
    Take poor Brose, who was actually christened Ambrose. A thing like that could simply warp a person's life, if he wasn't a good enough fighter to make the other kids start calling him by some nickname at an early age.

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