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"AMBROSE. William Ambrosij (gen.) was burgess of Glasgow in 1488 (LCD.); and in 1499 a payment of eight bolls of wheat was made to Alexander Ambrose and his wife (F.R., xi, p. 144). Alexander Ambroise was minister at Newbotle, 1609 (Pitcairn, Trials, m, p. 600). John Ambrose of Graystain was charged with assault in 1628 (RFC., 2. ser. n, p. 615), Jean Ambrois was a resident in Dunkeld in 1675 (DPD., i, p. 197), and four individuals of this name are recorded in Edinburgh in the seventeenth century (Edinb. Man.). The name is from the Greek personal name Ambrosias, "immortal, divine," a great favorite in mediaeval Europe. In the Latin form Ambrosius it was the name of one of the great fathers of the Latin Church (d. 397 A. D.). See also MACCAMBIUDCE. Ambros 1637. As forename: Ambrose Halyday, 1479. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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