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The Prymerose surname is generally thought to be habitational name taken on from a place in 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.

Prymerose Early Origins



The surname Prymerose was first found in 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.

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Prymerose Spelling Variations


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Prymerose Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Primrose, Prymerose and others.

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Prymerose Early History


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Prymerose Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prymerose research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1387, 1616, 1679 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Prymerose History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prymerose Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prymerose Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prymerose Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
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    The Prymerose Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prymerose Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 3 July 2013 at 14:38.

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