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Ambrose Name Meaning

English: from the English form of the medieval personal name, Latin Ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios ‘immortal’, which was popular throughout Christendom in medieval Europe. Its popularity was due in part to the fame of St. Ambrose (c.340–397), one of the four Latin Fathers of the Church, the teacher of St. Augustine. In North America this surname has absorbed Dutch Ambroos and probably other cognates from other European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brose, Ambroise, Dambrose, Ambroz, Ambrosia, Marose, Brosz, Lambros

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Ambrose Family Origin

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Ambrose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Bank Clerk

    8%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Bank Clerk and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ambrose. The most common Ambrose occupation in Canada was Farmer. 13% of Ambrose's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ambrose family was Farm Laborer.

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