The Tullos surname comes the name of a place called Tulloch, on the Firth of Cromarty. The place name comes from the Gaelic word "tulach," meaning a "hillock." Tullos is classed as a habitation surname, as it derived from an existing place name.
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Rois) a former county, now part of the Council Areas of Highland and Western Isles in Northern
, which emerged from the Gaelic lordship of the Earl of Ross, where they held a
from very ancient times, whereas the Tullos variant is from the area of Torry, a suburb of Aberdeen and takes its name from the Vale of Tullos which lies between Tullos Hill and Torry Hill.
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Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Thomas Tulloch (d. 1460), Scottish prelate, Bishop of Ross, Archdeacon of Caithness; Thomas de Tulloch, Scottish prelate, Bishop of... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tullos Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.