When Verden Lee Rose was born on 5 October 1861, in Trenton Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, William H Rose, was 42 and his mother, Eunice Johnson, was 41. He married Louise Maria Ventom De Friez on 22 January 1896. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Berlin Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Phillipsburg, Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 25 May 1925, in Battle Mt., Lander, Nevada, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Battle Mt., Lander, Nevada, United States.
English, Scottish, French, Walloon, Danish, and German: from the name of the flower, Middle English, Old French, Middle High German rose (from 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 topographic or habitational name referring to 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 (compare 4 below). In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates and similar-sounding names from other languages, e.g. Hungarian Rózsa (see Rozsa ), Slovak Róža and Czech Roza . Compare 6 below and French Larose 2.
English: from the Middle English female personal name Rohese, Roese, later Rose, Royse (ancient Germanic Hrodohaidis, Rothaid, composed of the elements hrōd ‘fame, renown’ + haid(is) ‘kind, sort’).
English and Scottish: variant of Ross .