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!
Ambrose Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Ambrose is currently #930 on The Bump
Boy:Ambrose is currently #241 on The Bump Boy Names
Overall:Ambrose is currently #1482 in U.S. births
Boy:Ambrose is currently #511 in U.S. births
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Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Ambrose
Online Etymology Dictionary, Ambrose, October 2017
Online Etymology Dictionary, ambrosia n.), September 2022
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