Roos Family History
Roos Name Meaning
Dutch (also De Roos): topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a rose or a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew roses from roos ‘rose’. Dutch: from the female personal name Rosa (from Latin rosa ‘rose’). Dutch: nickname from roos ‘erysipelas’ an infection which causes reddening of the skin and scalp applied presumably to someone with a ruddy complexion. German and Danish (of German origin): variant of Rose a cognate of 1 above. Swiss German: from a personal name formed with hrōd ‘fame renown’. Swedish: variant of Ros a cognate of 1 above.7: English and Scottish: variant of Ross .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022