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What does Rosalie mean?

Rosalie Pronunciation of Rosalie [ros-alie] as a girls' name is pronounced ROH-za-lee. It is of French origin. Possibly "rose garden". Variant of the Italian Rosalia (roh-za-LEE-ah, roh-ZAYL-yah). Rosalia is a saint's name. Mostly 19th-century use. See also Rosa.

Associated with: rose (flower), saint, 19th century.


Rosalie has 18 variants: Rosalee, Rosaleen, Rosaley, Rosalia, Rosalina, Rosaline, Rosalyne, Roselia, Rosella, Roselle, Rozalia, Rozalie, Rozele, Rozelie, Rozella, Rozelle, Rozellia and Rozely.

Related girl names: Coralie, Roza and Rose.

6 more related forms via Rosa: Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosaura, Rose, Rosette and Rosie.

Creative forms:
(female) Ronalie, Rosla, ..

(male) Roslo, Rosslin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosalie Laci (R.L.), ..

How popular is Rosalie?

Rosalie is a very prominent first name for women (#395 out of 4276, Top 9%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rosalie reached its highest position of #153 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #266 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Coralie (#1924 the previous year), Rosa (#631), Rosabelle, Rosalee (#1121), Rosalia (#1577), Rosalina (#1553), Rosaline, Rose (#166), Rosella, Roselle, Rosie (#774), Rozella and Rozelle are the prominent alternative forms of Rosalie (#266 the previous year). Usage of these forms of Rosalie was at its most widespread 115 years ago (adoption of 1.46%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.26%, down 82%), with versions like Rose becoming less in vogue. Rosalie is the most chic girl name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalie, Coralie, Rosa, Rosabelle, Rosalee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalia, Rosalina, Rosaline, Rose, Rosella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roselle, Rosie, Rozella, Rozelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rosalie is alike in pronunciation to Rozalee and Rozali. Other suggested similar names are Adalie, Annalie, Athalie, Attalie, Basilie, Caralie, Donalie, Emmalie, Halie, Joanie, Jolie, Josaline, Josie, Karalie, Koralie, Lollie, Loralie, Magalie, Natalie, Oralie, Ramie, Roanne, Robbie, Robelle, Rodie, Rolande, Roline, Romaine, Romala, Romelia, Ronalda, Ronelle, Ronnie, Rosabel, Rosae, Rosai, Rosalba, Rosalen, Rosalin, Rosalind, Rosalinda, Rosalinde, Rosalinn, Rosalyn, Rosanie, Rosanna, Rosanne, Rosario, Rosee, Roselin, Roselina, Roseline, Roselinn, Rosellen, Roselyn, Rosemarie, Roshelle, Rosio, Rosmarie, Royale, Royalina, Royalla (see Royale), Royalle, Rozalin, Rozaline, Rozalyne, Rozelin, Rylie, Sasilie (see Cecilia), Talie, Toshie, Weslie and Yolie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rosalie.

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