Grose Family History
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Grose Name Meaning
Cornish: topographic name for someone who lived near a stone cross set up by the roadside or in a marketplace, Cornish crous (Latin crux, crucis). Compare Cross. English: nickname for a large or fat man, from Old French gros, ‘big’, ‘fat’ (see Gros).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press