Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Urso m. Latin ursus '(he-)bear'.

The name of a 3rd C martyr and two 6th C French and Italian saints.

England
Latin
1185x1186 Ursi (gen) PR-XXXVI p. 20
France
Latin
1090x1101 Urso (nom) CartStPC XLIII; 1107 Ursone (abl) ibid. XVII; c1140 Urso (nom) CartNDdOurscamp XCVIII
628 Ursinus (nom) DCEL-2 CCXLV; 697 Ursinus (nom) ibid. Add. IX
Middle French
1567 Ursin RegPCC-1 p. 299
Germany
Latin
811 Vrsus (nom) UrkStyria 4; 819 Vrsus (nom) ibid. 5
Italy
Latin
827 Urso (abl) FRA-XXXL 11; 961 ursi (gen) CDC-II CCXII, urso (abl) ibid. CCXII; 994 Ursoni (dat) RCI-Cam1 4; 1018 ursi (gen) CDC-II DCCVIII; 1424 Ursone (abl) CatTir1 77
1521 Orsini (gen) VitAs2 III
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Urso". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Urso.