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pinWhat does Rosa mean?

Rosa /rosa/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ROH-za. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rosa is "rose".

Popular flower name for girls. This Latin word was not used as a personal name among English speakers until the 19th century, during which a number of flower names came into use for girls, including Daisy and Lily. Rosa is the Latin form, Rose is English, and both are well-used in English-speaking countries.


Rosa has 14 variants: Anarosa, Beliarosa, Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosaura, Rose, Rosella, Roser, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosie, Rosina, Rosita and Roza.

Affiliated girl names: Rhoda, Rosalie and Roseanne.

Rosa has 31 more related forms via Daisy, Lily, Rose: Lila, Rasia, Rasja, Rasya, Rhoda, Rhodea, Rhodia, Rhody, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalin, Rosanie, Roselia, Rosena, Rosenah, Rosene, Rosey, Rosine, Rosio, Roslyn, Rosy, Roze, Rozina, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozsika, Rozy, Ruza, Ruzha, Ruzsa and Zita.

Kreatif forms: Raousa, Raysa, Riosa. [more]

pinHow popular is Rosa?

Rosa is a very popular first name for females (#112 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#1132 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rosa for girls. Rosa reached its apex position of #58 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #608 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rosa outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Rosa and affiliated names. Daisy (#180 in 2014), Lila (#183), Lily (#27), Rhoda, Rosalia, Rosalie (#310), Rosaura, Rose (#194), Roseanne, Rosella, Rosetta, Rosie (#844), Rosina, Rosita, Roslyn, Rosy and Zita are the popular alternative forms of Rosa (#608 in 2014). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4946%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2586%, 47.7% less), with versions like Rosa, Rosetta, Rosina, Rosita and Roslyn falling out of style. Daisy (#180), Lila (#183), Lily (#27) and Rosalie (#310) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, with these names undergoing a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosa, Daisy, Lila, Lily, Rhoda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosaura, Rose, Roseanne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosella, Rosetta, Rosie, Rosina, Rosita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Roslyn, Rosy, Zita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Daisy, Lily, Rose, Rosie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Rosa is pronounced similarly to Raisa, Reesa, Resi, Reza, Riesa, Risa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee and Rysa. Other suggested similar baby names are Raja, Rica, Rika, Rise, Roba, Roch, Roda, Roma, Rona, Rora, Ros, Ross, Rosse, Roxi, Roxy, Roya and Roz. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rosa.