Primrose Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Primo, Penrose, Ringrose, Pross, Prime, Pridmore, Prior, Price

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Primrose Family Origin

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Primrose Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Contractor

    3%
  • A.M. Adrn Aberdeen Net Bat

    1%

In 1881, the most common Primrose occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Primrose's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Primrose family was A.M. Adrn Aberdeen Net Bat. Farmer, Carter and Contractor 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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