What does Ros mean?
Ros [ros] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and Ros means "gentle horse; horse protector". Ros is an alternate form of Rosalind (Old German). Ros is also a form of Rosamond (Old German): also (Latin) "pure rose".
VARIANT RozCREATIVE FORMS
(female) Rais, Res, ..
(male) Ris, Rois, .. MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Ros Sailor (R.S.), ..
How popular is Ros?
Ros is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#14250 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Ros (UNLISTED) listed in the Top 2000 are Rosalind (#1536 A YEAR AGO), Rosamond, Rosina and Roslyn (#1311). These relations of Ros reached the top of their popularity a century ago (USAGE OF 0.05%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.01%, 73% LESS). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)
Ros is alike in pronunciation to Reese▲, Rise, Roice, Rose▼, Ross, Rosse, Royce and Roze. Other recommended names are Bo, Cas, Cis, Coe, Con, Cor, Doe, Dot, Els, Gus, Io, Jas, Jo▼, Joi, Joss, Josy, Joy▼, Kas, Lis, Lou▼, Lys, Mo, Noa▲, Posy, Rae▼, Ray▼, Rea, Ree, Rei, Resi, Rey, Ria, Rie, Risa, Robi, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma▼, Romi, Romy, Rona, Roni, Rory▲, Rosa▼, Rosai, Rosal, Rosay, Rosee, Rosey, Rosie▼, Rosio, Rosy, Roxi, Roxy, Roya, Roza, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozy, Rue, Rui, Rye, Soo, To, Zoe▲ and Zoi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ros.See names in meaning and etymology.