Of Greek origin.

From the Latin name Ambrosius.

Derives from the Greek name “Αμβρόσιος”, Amvrosios, meaning immortal.

Saint Ambrose (born Aurelius Ambrosius), was an influential figure and an important doctor of the early Christian church.

The name Ambrose came into general use due to the saint’s popularity.

Feminine form of the name is Ambrosine, Ambrosia.

Other forms of the name are: Ambrosio, Ambrogio, Emrys, Broos, Giotto.

Famous bearers are Ambrose Bierce, Ambrose Akinmusire, Ambrose Price.

American author Ambrose Bierce was a newspaper man, known for his satirist and sardonic short stories.

Musician Ambrose Akinmusire is a young jazz trumpeter who has won the Carmine Caruso International Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition.

He has appeared as a session trumpeter on several artists records and has already delivered two personal albums with Blue Note Records.