What does Rosalie mean?
Rosalie \r(o)-sa-lie\ 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.
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 popularity of Rosalie for girls. Rosalie reached its highest position of #149 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #310 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Rosa (#608 the previous year), Rosalee, Rosalia, Rosalina, Rosaline, Rosaura, Rose (#194), Rosella, Rosetta, Rosie (#844), Rosina, Rosita and Rozella are the prominent alternative forms of Rosalie (#310 the previous year). Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4401%) and is now much less (usage 0.146%, down 66.8%), with versions like Rosa, Rosella, Rosetta, Rosina and Rosita falling out of style. Rosalie (#310) is the most chic girl name in this compilation, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Rosalie and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)