What does Rosella mean?
Rosella \r(o)-sella, ros(el)-la\ as a name for girls. Rosella's name origins are Latin and French, and Rosella means "rose". Rosella is a variant 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).
Rosella▼ has 47 more alternative forms via Rosa, Rosalie, Rose: Rasia, Rasja, Rasya, Rhodea, Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosaleen, Rosalin, Rosalina, Rosalind▼, Rosaline, Rosalinn, Rosalyne, Rosalynn, Rosanie, Rosaura, Roseellen, Roselina, Roseline, Roselle, Rosellen, Rosena, Rosenah, Rosene, Roser, Rosetta▼, Rosette, Rosey, Rosheen, Rosie▼, Rosina▼, Rosine, Rosio, Rosita▼, Roslyn▼, Rosy, Roza, Roze, Rozele, Rozelle, Rozely, Rozene, Rozina, Rozsa, Rozsika, Ruzena and Ruzenka.
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rosella for girls. Rosella reached its top rank of #346 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rose (#194 last year), Rosalie (#310), Rosa (#608), Rosie (#844), Rosina, Rosita, Roslyn, Rozella, Rosy, Rosetta, Rosalind, Rosalina, Rosaline, Rosaura, Rosalee and Rosalia are the prominent variation forms of Rosella ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.4187%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1202%, down 71.3%), with forms like Rosa, Rosalind, Rosalee, Rosalia and Rosella falling out of style. Rosalie (#310) is the most chic birth name here, with this name going through a rebound in popularity. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Rosella and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)