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Rosalind /ros-alind/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' 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 variants: 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.

Related girl names: Josalind, Roselaine, Roza and Rose.

Rosalind has 4 more related variations via Rosalynn: Roseellen, Rosellen, Rozaline and Rozalyne.

Kreatif forms: Raesalind, Rasalind, Risalind. [more]

pinHow popular is Rosalind?

Rosalind is a very prominent first name for females (#642 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rosalind for girls. Rosalind was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #357 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosalind name in U.S.

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

Popular related forms of Rosalind ranked in the Top 1000 are Rose (#194 the previous year), Roselyn (#819), Rosalyn (#985), Rosina, Roslyn, Rosalinda, Rosalina and Rosaline. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3357%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1113%, down 66.8%), with versions such as Rosalind, Rosalinda, Roslyn, Rosina and Rosalyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rosalind and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosalind, Rosalina, Rosalinda, Rosaline, Rosalyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rose, Roselyn, Rosina, Roslyn in U.S.

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

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A suggested similar baby name is Rosalyne. This name tends to be less frequently used than Rosalind.