Fife, originally named Prenrhos. This place name comes from the Welsh words "pren," meaning "tree"’ and "rhos," meaning "moor." It thought that only later came an association with the name of the Primrose flower.
Early Origins of the Primerose family
Fife, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Primerose family
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Primerose Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Primrose, Prymerose and others.
Early Notables of the Primerose family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Primerose family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: William Primrose, who settled in Maryland in 1775; Lew Primrose settled in Boston in 1764; William Primrose arrived in Philadelphia in 1843.
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