Meaning and Origin of: Aros

Family name origins & meanings

  • Hungarian (Áros) : occupational name for a merchant, or a shopkeeper, from árus ‘seller’.
  • Norwegian (Åros) : habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Åros, from å ‘stream’ + os‘estuary’.
  • Spanish : apparently of Galician origin (Tui) and probably a topographic name related to aro ‘hoop’.