|transcendcat (transcendcat) wrote,|
@ 2008-04-08 19:56:00
|Current location:||In front of Computer|
The name game
Because I am geek to the point where I get tingles from digging up old, musty words & their meanings that haven't seen proper usage in 200 years or more.
From the Late Latin name Ambrosius, which was derived from the Greek name Αμβροσιος (Ambrosios) meaning "immortal". Saint Ambrose was a 4th-century theologian and bishop of Milan.
Means "brave in war", derived from Old English wig "war" and heard "brave, hardy". Wyatt Earp was an American lawman and gunfighter involved in the famous shootout at the OK Corral.