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Ambrose

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 32 0 32
1881 43 0 43
1882 38 0 38
1883 36 0 36
1884 36 0 36
1885 32 0 32
1886 30 0 30
1887 29 0 29
1888 41 0 41
1889 27 0 27
1890 37 0 37
1891 27 0 27
1892 31 0 31
1893 52 0 52
1894 34 0 34
1895 38 0 38
1896 42 0 42
1897 37 0 37
1898 43 0 43
1899 28 0 28
1900 47 0 47
1901 35 0 35
1902 26 0 26
1903 32 0 32
1904 34 0 34
1905 24 0 24
1906 33 0 33
1907 27 0 27
1908 25 0 25
1909 41 0 41
1910 48 0 48
1911 42 0 42
1912 98 0 98
1913 122 0 122
1914 147 0 147
1915 187 0 187
1916 179 0 179
1917 199 0 199
1918 192 0 192
1919 187 0 187
1920 209 0 209
1921 194 0 194
1922 171 0 171
1923 158 0 158
1924 166 0 166
1925 165 0 165
1926 155 0 155
1927 111 0 111
1928 123 0 123
1929 104 0 104
1930 104 0 104
1931 72 0 72
1932 104 0 104
1933 84 0 84
1934 74 0 74
1935 80 0 80
1936 79 0 79
1937 63 0 63
1938 67 0 67
1939 55 0 55
1940 64 0 64
1941 47 0 47
1942 85 0 85
1943 83 0 83
1944 66 0 66
1945 46 0 46
1946 45 0 45
1947 59 0 59
1948 64 0 64
1949 47 0 47
1950 37 0 37
1951 47 0 47
1952 55 0 55
1953 55 0 55
1954 63 0 63
1955 50 0 50
1956 47 0 47
1957 45 0 45
1958 51 0 51
1959 44 0 44
1960 51 0 51
1961 38 0 38
1962 58 0 58
1963 39 0 39
1964 49 0 49
1965 43 0 43
1966 28 0 28
1967 23 0 23
1968 47 0 47
1969 25 0 25
1970 28 0 28
1971 32 0 32
1972 33 0 33
1973 28 0 28
1974 29 0 29
1975 44 0 44
1976 26 0 26
1977 35 0 35
1978 31 0 31
1979 37 0 37
1980 36 0 36
1981 36 0 36
1982 28 0 28
1983 37 0 37
1984 25 0 25
1985 39 0 39
1986 40 0 40
1987 41 0 41
1988 41 0 41
1989 36 0 36
1990 41 0 41
1991 45 0 45
1992 34 0 34
1993 40 0 40
1994 26 0 26
1995 30 0 30
1996 28 0 28
1997 35 0 35
1998 29 0 29
1999 29 0 29
2000 41 0 41
2001 25 0 25
2002 42 0 42
2003 42 0 42
2004 48 0 48
2005 50 0 50
2006 59 0 59
2007 59 0 59
2008 67 0 67
2009 53 0 53
2010 59 0 59
2011 56 0 56
2012 75 0 75
2013 95 0 95
2014 89 0 89
2015 100 0 100

Want to know about the popularity of the Ambrose baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,256 babies born with the name Ambrose in the United States. That's more than enough Ambroses to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 32 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ambrose" was in 1920 with a total of 209 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ambrose" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of only 194 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ambrose" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ambrose as well as things modernly associated with the name Ambrose such as celebrities named Ambrose.

Origin and Meaning of Ambrose

The name "Ambrose" is of Greek origin, and it means "Immortal". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Am"brose
A sweet-scented herb; ambrosia. See Ambrosia, 3.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)

Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce is a journalist{{?writer. Ambrose was born in 1842 as Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce in Meigs County, Ohio, United States.

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Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Burnside is a governor. Ambrose was born in 1824 in Liberty, Indiana.

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Ambrose Powell Hill

Ambrose Powell Hill is a military person. Ambrose was born in 1825 in Culpeper, Virginia, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Ambrose

Ambrose Bancroft
Ambrose Estates
Ambrose Evans Pritchard
Ambrose Monell Foundation
Ambrose Bierce Quotes
Ambrose Harris
Ambrose Hills

Alternative Meanings

A is for able, for you surely are.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

S is for serene, your calm time.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Esorbma". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sambeor". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Ambrose born Sep 25, 1993

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern New Zealand approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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