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Ross Surname Origin

(Origin Scottish Localitey) A shire of Scotland. Ros, a peninsula, an isthmus, a promontory. Rhos, in Welsh, is a moor, a bog. Ros, in Cornish British, is a mountain, a meadow, a common. Rose and Rosh signify a valley or dale between hills.

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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