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".
Ros has 1 variant: Roz.Creative 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.