What does Rosalie mean?
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.
(female) Ronalie, Rosla, ..
(male) Roslo, Rosslin, ..
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)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Rosalie for girls. Rosalie reached its highest position of #153 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #310 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Coralie, Rosa (#608 the previous year), Rosabelle, Rosalee (#1165), Rosalia (#1742), Rosaline, Rose (#194), Rosella, Roselle, Rosie (#844), Rozella and Rozelle are the prominent alternative forms of Rosalie (#310 the previous year). Adoption of these forms of Rosalie was at its most widespread 114 years ago (adoption of 1.46%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.22%, down 85%), with versions like Rose becoming less in vogue.
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.