Rose Name Meaning

English, Scottish, French, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (Latin rosa), in various applications. In part it is a topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew, or a habitational name for someone living at a house bearing the sign of the rose. It is also found, especially in Europe, as a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion. As an American surname, this name has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other European languages. English: variant of Royce. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from the word for the flower (German Rose, Yiddish royz), or a metronymic name from the Yiddish female personal name Royze, derived from the word for the flower.

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


Similar surnames: Ross, Rosa, Rode, Hose, Roser, Rosen, Rowe, Rase, Roe, Grose

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rose. The most common Rose occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Rose's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rose family was Carpenter.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Rose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rose in 1940 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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