Rosevear Family History
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Rosevear Name Meaning
Cornish: habitational name from either of two places called Roseveare. The one in St. Austell is named from Cornish ros ‘moor’ + mur ‘great’, ‘large’; the other, in St. Mawgan in Meneage, is from res ‘ford’ + mur. In both cases, the initial m- of the adjective has been lenited to v-.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Roeder, Roser, Rosenau, Roscher, Rossner, Rosauer, Roeber, Rosner