Meaning and Origin of Primrose - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Primrose

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • English, Latin : The first rose

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish : habitational name from a place in Fife, originally named Prenrhos, from Welsh pren ‘tree’ + rhos ‘moor’, later altered by folk etymological association with the name of the flower (Late Latin prima rosa ‘first(-flowering)’ rose).