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Origin

ROSS : (Gaelic) Local. A shire of Scotland. Ros, a peninsula, an isthmus, a promontory. Rhos, in Welsh, is a moor, a bog. Ros, in Cor. Br., is a mountain, a meadow, a common. Rose and Rosh signify a valley or dale between hills.

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    Variants of name ROSS

    ROOS ROOSIN ROSZ