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Rosemary meaning and name origin

Rosemary \r(o)-sema-ry, ros(e)-mary\ as a girl's name is pronounced ROHZ-mare-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rosemary is "dew of the sea". Also a blend of Rose and Mary, or refers to the fragrant herb, which in folklore is the emblem of remembrance. Singer Rosemary Clooney.

Rosemary has 7 variant forms: Romy, Rosemaree, Rosemarey, Rosemaria, Rosemarie, Rosmarie and Rozmary.

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Popularity of Rosemary

Rosemary is a very popular first name for women (#204 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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