What does Rosaline mean?
Rosaline [ros-aline] as a name for girls has its roots in French, Old German and Latin, and Rosaline means "gentle horse". Rosaline is a version of Rosalie (French): possibly "rose garden". Rosaline is also a variation of Rosalind (Old German).
Associated with: gentle.
35 more alternative forms via Rosalie, Rosalind, Rose: Rasine, Rosalee, Rosaley, Rosalia, Rosalina, Rosalinda▼, Rosalinde, Rosalynd, Rosalynda, Rosanie, Roselia, Roselin, Roselina, Roselind, Roselinda, Roselinde, Roseline, Roselinn, Roselle, Roselyn▲, Roselynde, Rosene, Rosie▼, Rosina▼, Rosine, Roslyn, Roslynn, Roslynne, Rozali, Rozalia, Rozalie, Rozalind, Rozalinda, Rozelie and Rozelind.Creative forms:
(female) Ranaline, Rosalida, ..
(male) Rosalino, Rosslin, .. Middle name pairings:
Rosaline Bernadette (R.B.), ..
How popular is Rosaline?
Rosaline is a very prominent first name for women (#1989 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Rosaline entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #851 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Rosaline ranked in the Top 2000 are Rose (#166 in recent rankings), Rosalie (#266), Roselyn (#732), Rosie (#774), Rosalee (#1121), Rosalyn (#1134), Roslyn (#1311), Rosalind (#1536), Rosalina (#1553), Rosalia (#1577), Rosalynn (#1599), Rosina, Roseline, Rosalinda and Roselle. Other variants, like Roselia, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Rosaline reached its apex during 1910-1919 (usage of 1.29%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.28%, 78% less), with forms such as Rose going out of style. Rosalie and Roselyn are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation.
Rosaline is alike in pronunciation to Rozalyn. Other recommended names are Adaline▲, Coline, Colline, Coralie, Coralina, Coralline (see Coral), Coralyne (see Coral), Donaline, Doralice, Doralina, Emaline, Emmaline▲, Ernaline, Evaline, Faline, Jaline, Jolaine, Joline, Josalind, Josaline, Josalyn, Josefine, Joselyne, Josilin, Joslin, Josline, Joslyne, Jossalin, Jossline, Karaline, Koralise, Loralie, Maraline, Nataline, Noeline, Opaline, Orsalina, Pascaline, Raleine, Rayline, Robine, Roelene, Roeline, Roksanne, Roline, Rollene, Rollina, Rolyne, Romayne, Rosai, Rosal, Rosamonde, Rosamund, Rosanna▼, Rosanne▼, Roselaine, Roselynn, Rosmarie, Roxanne▼, Roxine, Royalene, Royalle, Royalyn, Royalynne, Rozalee, Rozanne, Rozlyn, Rozlynn, Tomasine, Ursuline, Yoslene, Yoslina, Yosline and Zoeline. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rosaline.See names in meaning and etymology.