What does Rosalee mean?
Rosalee /ros-alee/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of French derivation. Rosalee is a version of Rosalie (French): possibly "rose garden". Compare surname Rosalio.
How popular is Rosalee?
Rosalee is a very prominent first name for women (#1085 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Rosalee for girls. Rosalee entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #501 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Rosalee and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Rosalee are Rosalia, Rosalie (#310 a year ago), Rosalina, Rosaline, Rosella and Rozella. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.339%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0986%, down 70.9%), with the versions Rosalee, Rosalia and Rosella becoming less trendy. Rosalie (#310) is the most fashionable baby name here, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)