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Rose meaning and name origin

Rose \r(o)-se\ as a girl's name is pronounced rohz. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rose is "rose". Flower name from rosa. The name, which the Normans brought to Britain in the 11th century, can also be traced to the Old German words hros meaning "horse", or hrod meaning "fame, renown". The flower meaning is possibly more valid, given the Christian symbolic meaning of the rose. The "rosa mystica" is the Virgin Mary. An elaboration, Rosario is popular in Spain. Actress Rosario Dawson; TV talk show host Rosie O'Donnell.

Rose has 59 variant forms: Rasia, Rasine, Rasja, Rasya, Rhoda, Rhodea, Rhodia, Rhody, Rosa, Rosaleen, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalin, Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosalinn, Rosalynn, Rosanie, Roseellen, Roselia, Roselina, Roseline, Rosella, Roselle, Rosellen, Rosena, Rosenah, Rosene, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosey, Rosheen, Rosie, Rosina, Rosine, Rosio, Rosita, Roslyn, Rosy, Roza, Rozalie, Rozaline, Rozalyne, Roze, Rozele, Rozella, Rozene, Rozina, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozsika, Rozy, Ruza, Ruzena, Ruzenka, Ruzha, Ruzsa and Zita.

For more information, see also related names Rosabel, Rosae, Rosalyn, Roseanne and Rosemary.

Rose is also pronounced similarly to Reese, Rise, Roice, Ros, Ross, Rosse, Royce and Roz. Other suggested similar baby names are Resi, Risa, Roch, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee, Roser, Roxey, Roxi, Roxie, Roxy and Rysa.

View a list of the 30 names that reference Rose.

Popularity of Rose

Rose is a very popular first name for females (#65 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#157 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Rose name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Rose with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Rose name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Rose outside U.S.


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