Ambrose - boys name

Ambrose name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 77%

Ambrose name meaning:

The name Ambrose is of Greek origin and holds a significant meaning. Derived from the Greek word "ambrosios," Ambrose translates to "immortal" or "divine." This name carries a sense of eternal life or heavenly essence, which is quite profound. Ambrose is often associated with a sense of spirituality and is considered a name with religious connotations.

The name Ambrose has a long history and has been used by various cultures throughout the centuries. It gained popularity as a given name among early Christians, as it was associated with Saint Ambrose, one of the four original Doctors of the Church. Saint Ambrose was known for his wisdom, eloquence, and strong moral character, making the name highly regarded.

In contemporary times, the name Ambrose still holds its spiritual and noble connotations. Parents who choose this name for their son may be drawn to its deep-rooted meaning and the association with a revered saint. Ambrose is a name that carries a sense of strength, virtue, and timeless beauty, making it a meaningful choice for a boy.

Origin: English



Saints names, Victorian names

Related names

Ambrose , Ambruslne, Emrys , Eniryt

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 1117 out of 4789

25 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Ambrose

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