Penrose Family History
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Penrose Name Meaning
Cornish and Welsh: habitational name from any of the places called Penrose, in ten parishes of Cornwall, several in Wales, and in Herefordshire near the Welsh border. All are named with Celtic pen ‘head’, ‘top’, ‘end’ + ros ‘heath’, ‘moor’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Melrose, Pedrosa, Pembroke, Primrose, Pense, Perron, Penrod, Penne