Origin:Greek
Popularity:1359
Meaning:Immortal
Ambrose is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “immortal.” This lyrical moniker was well-known throughout Christendom and the medieval ages in Europe and is now making a come-back! Ambrose comes from the Greek word “ambrosia,” the divine food or drink of the gods. The Hellenes of Ancient Greece believed whoever ate the food of the gods would gain longevity and immortality. In the popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, ambrosia is fed to wounded demigods to cure their ailments. A beloved name amongst the global literary arts community, Ambrose carries a romantic sense of fantasy and ethereality that baby will undoubtedly emanate!

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