Type Surname (ornamental, from occupation, from nickname & from location)
Pronounced Pron. ROOS (Swedish)
Other Forms FormsRos (Swedish), de Roos (Dutch)
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Contributor Contrib.Krampjains on 2/9/2018
Means "rose" in Estonian and Dutch. Swedish and Danish variant of Ros, also meaning "rose". This could be a locational name for someone living near roses, an occupational name for someone who grew roses, or a nickname for someone with reddish skin.