Lachlan Rose of Kilmarnock - Launcellot de Roos

Brief Life History of Lachlan

When Lachlan Rose of Kilmarnock - Launcellot de Roos was born about 1414, in Kilravock, Nairnshire, Scotland, his father, John Rose 6th of Kilravock, 6th of Clan Rose, was 26 and his mother, Isabel Cheyne of Essilmont, was 21. He died about 1450, in Scotland, at the age of 38.

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John Rose 6th of Kilravock, 6th of Clan Rose
Isabel Cheyne of Essilmont
Lachlan Rose of Kilmarnock - Launcellot de Roos
Hugh Hutcheon Rose 7th of Kilravock, 7th of Clan Rose
William Rose
Alexander Rose of Dunnearne
Isabella Rose of Kilravock
Margaret Rose of Kilravock

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Lachlan de Ros - Church record: birth: ; Nairnshire, Scotland
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lachlan de Ros - Individual or family possessions: birth: ; Scotland, United Kingdom

Name Meaning

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 .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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