Last name: MUNRO

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MUNRO : This last name is indexed 165,062 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MUNRO : 1: Scottish: nickname from Gaelic Rothach ‘man from Ro’. According to tradition which may be substantially correct the ancestors of the Munros came from Ireland from the foot of the river Roe in Derry whence the name Bun-rotha giving Mun-rotha by eclipsis of b after the preposition in’. See also Monroe compare Munroe.2: Irish (Meath): variant of Mulroy.

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