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There's an awful lot of opinion on this subject floating about, but nobody seems to be citing any references.The best I can find anywhere online is at Wikipedia (but it's Wikipedia so take it with a pinch of salt! According to whoever wrote the article, it's formal name is "commercial at". Common names: at sign, strudel, rare, each, vortex, whorl, intercal, whirlpool, cyclone, snail, ape, cat, rose, cabbage, amphora. Ray Tomlinson was designing the first email program.In Dutch it is apestaartje (little tail), in German affenschwanz (ape tail). In Spain and Portugal it denotes a weight of about 25 pounds called arroba and the Italians call it chiocciola (snail). Retrieved April 25, 2008, from website: at Never mind what foreigners call it, to we Brits it's simply 'at', although its use for any other purpose than to punctuate an e-mail address or to indicate per-unit pricing is the mark of laziness or of a foolish desire to seem 'modern'. It is derived from the Latin preposition "ad" (at). It has been traced back to the Italian Renaissance in a Roman merchantile document signed by Francesco Lapi.I wrote a book about the history of the @ sign (in Dutch). But without any real connection, that is to say that there's no prove that the at sign originate from the Italian use.Thus, for this simple and arbitrary decision, people from many countries started to call @ "arroba".In Jamaica it's known as the block, the swirl depicting the feeling of nausia and dizziness having spent far too much time passing the rizla and herb.
Yes, I know that's mixing two root languages, but then we drive around in automobiles and not ipsomobiles.
Perhaps we could latch onto that one and call it a "rollmop".
In American computer science, it is universally referred to as the "at sign", or "at" when reading out a sequence of characters or an email address.
In Swedish, it is called snabel-a , ("a" with an elephant's trunk), or kanelbulle , the Swedish equivalent of the Chelsea bun.
In German it is called Klammerraffe , (a clinging monkey) - presumably hanging from a tree by one arm.