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What does Rosalyn mean?

Rosalyn Pronunciation of Rosalyn [ros-alyn] as a girls' name. Combination of Rose and Lynn (Spanish) "pretty". A modern variant of Rosalind. First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

Associated with: combination (blend), pretty (beautiful), modern, lady (noble).


Rosalyn has 5 variants: Rosalin, Rosalynn, Roselynn, Roslyn and Rozlynn.

42 more different relations via Lynn, Rosalind, Rosalynn, Rose: Rosa, Rosaleen, Rosalen, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosalinda, Rosalinde, Rosaline, Rosalinn, Rosalynd, Rosalynda, Rosanie, Roselia, Roselin, Roselina, Roselind, Roseline, Roselinn, Rosella, Roselle, Rosellen, Roselyn, Roselynda, Roselynde, Rosey, Rosheen, Roslynn, Roslynne, Rosy, Rozali, Rozalia, Rozalie, Rozalin, Rozalind, Rozaline, Rozalyne, Rozalynn, Rozalynne, Rozelin and Rozelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Roalyn, Roslan, ..

(male) Rosan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosalyn Tania (R.T.), ..

How popular is Rosalyn?

Rosalyn is a very popular first name for women (#739 out of 4276, Top 17%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rosalyn entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #470 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is currently at #1134. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Rose (#166 in recent rankings), Rosalie (#266), Rosa (#631), Roselyn (#732), Roslyn (#1311), Rosalind (#1536), Rosalina (#1553), Rosalia (#1577), Rosalynn (#1599), Roselynn (#1929), Rosey, Rosy, Rosalinda, Rosaline, Roseline, Rosella, Roselle and Lynn are the popular variation forms of Rosalyn (#1134 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rosheen, are seldom used. These relations of Rosalyn were favored as baby names 105 years ago (adoption of 1.38%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.28%, down 80%), with versions such as Rose becoming somewhat dated. Rose has been the recurring favorite, though Roselyn has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalyn, Lynn, Rosa, Rosalia, Rosalie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosalinda, Rosaline, Rosalynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rose, Roseline, Rosella, Roselle, Roselyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roselynn, Rosey, Roslyn, Rosy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rosalyn is pronounced similarly to Rosalyne and Rozalyn. Other recommended names are Aislyn, Ashlyn, Avalyn, Ayslyn, Calyn, Caralyn, Coralyn, Donnalyn, Doralyn, Emalyn, Emmalyn, Evalyn, Geralyn, Jalyn, Janalyn, Jaslyn, Jeralyn, Jessalyn, Jesslyn, Jocelyn, Joclyn, Jolyn, Jonalyn, Josalyn, Josalynn, Joscelyn, Joselyn, Josilyn, Joslyn, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josslyn, Karalyn, Loralyn, Lorilyn, Maralyn, Raelyn, Ravyn, Riayn, Robyn, Rolyne, Romala, Romalda, Romayne, Ronalda, Ronay, Rosabel, Rosai, Rosal, Rosalba, Rosalee, Rosaley, Rosamond, Rosamund, Rosana, Rosanna, Rosanne, Rosario, Rosaura, Rosay, Roseann, Roshawn, Rowan, Roxann, Royalina, Royalla (see Royale), Royalle, Royalyn, Royalynne, Rozalee, Rozely (see Rosalie), Rozlyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rosalyn.

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