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What does Rosella mean?

Rosella Pronunciation of Rosella [rosel-la] as a name for girls is a Latin and French name, and Rosella means "rose". Rosella is a variant form of Rosa (Latin): popular flower name for girls. Rosella is also a derivative of Rosalie (French). Rosella is also used as a derivative of Rose (Latin).

Associated with: rose (flower).


Rosella has 9 variants: Rosalee, Rosaley, Rosalia, Roselia, Rozalia, Rozalie, Rozelie, Rozella and Rozellia.

23 more alternative forms via Rosa, Rosalie, Rose: Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosalin, Rosalina, Rosaura, Roseellen, Roselina, Roseline, Roselle, Rosellen, Rosena, Rosenah, Rosene, Roser, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosey, Rosina, Rosita, Roslyn, Rozele, Rozelle and Rozely.

Creative forms:
(female) Resella, Risella, ..

(male) Roseler, Roselji, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosella Milena (R.M.), ..

How popular is Rosella?

Rosella is a very popular first name for females (#910 out of 4276, Top 21%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#76208 out of 150436, Top 51%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rosella reached its top rank of #322 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Rose (#166 from recent data), Rosalie (#266), Rosa (#631), Rosalee (#1121), Roslyn (#1311), Rosalina (#1553), Rosalia (#1577), Rosina, Rosita, Rozelle, Rosey, Rozella, Rosabelle, Roseline, Roselle, Rosena and Rosetta are the prominent variation forms of Rosella ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rosette, are seldom used. These forms of Rosella were favored as birth names a century ago (adoption of 1.41%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.25%, 82.2%). Rose has been the most recognizable form, although Rosalie appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Rosina have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosella, Rosa, Rosabelle, Rosalee, Rosalia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalie, Rosalina, Rose, Roseline, Roselle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosena, Rosetta, Rosey, Rosina, Rosita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roslyn, Rozella, Rozelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rosella is pronounced similarly to Raziella. Other recommended names are Corella, Donella, Gisella, Joella, Jonella, Joselle, Jowella, Korella, Loella, Louella, Lovella, Moisella (see Moselle), Morella, Mosella, Moselle, Noella, Norella, Novella, Raella, Rafella, Raquella, Rashell, Rashelle, Refella (see Raphaela), Rella, Rexalla, Rexella, Richella, Robella, Robelle, Rochell, Rochella, Rochelle, Romelia, Romella, Romelle, Romolla, Ronella, Ronelle, Ronnella, Rosabella, Rosalba, Roschella (see Rochelle), Roschelle, Roselin, Roselyn, Roshelle, Royalla (see Royale), Rudella and Ursella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rosella.

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