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último (Adjective) "last," "final"

15th cent. From Latin ultimus 'id.' From Proto-Italic *ol-tamo 'id.,' from Proto-Indo-European *h2ol-tmHo- "furthest." From the root *h2el- "that" (see el (2), él).

Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Portuguese último, Catalan últim, French ultime, Italian ultimo ; Eastern Vulgar Latin: Romanian ultim

Italic: Oscan últiumam "last"

An ancient comparative with *h2ol-tero- "further" (whence ultra).