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Rose Surname Origin

(Origin Scottish) A topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose.


Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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