Type Surname (ornamental, from occupation, from nickname & from location)
Other Forms FormsRos (Swedish), de Roos (Dutch)
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Meaning & History
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.