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Rosalind meaning and name origin

Rosalind \r(o)-sali-nd, ros(a)-lind\ as a girl's name is pronounced RAH-za-lind. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rosalind is "gentle horse". Also possibly a 16th-century poetic creation by Spenser, which has the meaning "beautiful rose". Used as a given name since the mid-19th century. First Lady Rosalynn Carter; actress Rosalind Russell.

Rosalind has 41 variant forms: Ros, Rosaleen, Rosalen, Rosalin, Rosalina, Rosalinda, Rosalinde, Rosaline, Rosalinn, Rosalyn, Rosalynd, Rosalynda, Rosalynn, Rosanie, Roselin, Roselina, Roselind, Roselinda, Roselinde, Roseline, Roselinn, Roselyn, Roselynda, Roselynde, Rosina, Roslyn, Roslynn, Roslynne, Roz, Rozali, Rozalia, Rozalin, Rozalind, Rozalinda, Rozalynn, Rozalynne, Rozelin, Rozelind, Rozelinda, Rozelyn and Rozelynda.

For more information, see also related names Jocelyn, Roselaine, Roza and Rose.

Baby names that sound like Rosalind are Rosalyne and Rozaline.

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Popularity of Rosalind

Rosalind is a very popular first name for women (#642 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Rosalind compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Rosalind only.

Popularity of name Rosalind
Popularity of Rosalind