Americus Name Meaning & Origin
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Americus is the Latin form of the Italian Amerigo (which gave America its name). In the 19th century it was occasionally bestowed on both boys and girls, especially in the American South, as a classical take on America. While Latin in form it is actually Germanic in origin, deriving from Emmerich/Heimrich.
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Americus Nation is a character in the novel and film "Where the Heart Is"