The Melrose surname is a habitational name taken on from a place near Galashiels in the Scottish Borders.
in their territories. The Pictish influence on Scottish history diminished after Kenneth Macalpine became King of all
. But those east coast families still played an important role in government and were more accessible to Government than their western highland counterparts.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melrose research.Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1146, 1530, 1554, and 1745 are included under the topic Early Melrose History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Melrose, Melross, Melros, Meuros, Meuwress, Meuross and many more.