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Primrose Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Fife, originally named Prenrhos, from Welsh pren ‘tree’ + rhos ‘moor’, later altered by folk etymological association with the name of the flower (Late Latin prima rosa ‘first(-flowering)’ rose).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Primrose Family Origin

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Primrose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Primrose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Primrose's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Primrose family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Primrose.

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Primrose Historical Records

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Primrose Life Expectancy

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