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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ambrosia f. Latin ambrosia 'food of the gods' from Ancient Greek ἀμβροσία 'immortality'.

The name was also used as a fem. of Ambrose.

France
Middle French
1567 Ambroyse RegPCC-1 p. 294; 1568 Ambroyse ibid. p. 403
Italy
Latin
1527 Ambrosina (nom) Rome1527 p. 87
Italian
1513x1521 Ambroxina LeoX p. 15
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ambrosia". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2016/1/name/Ambrosia.