What does Rosella mean?
Rosella [rosel-la] as a name for girls is a Latin and French name, and Rosella means "rose". Rosella is a variant form, with the suffix -ella, 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 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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Rosella for girls. Rosella reached its top rank of #322 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.