What does Rosetta mean?
Rosetta [roset-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Rosetta means "rose". Rosetta is a variant form of Rosa (Latin): popular flower name for girls. Rosetta is also a variant of Rose (Latin): Flower name from rosa. See also Etta.
Associated with: rose (flower).
Rosetta▼ has 1 variant: Rosita.Creative forms:
(female) Risetta, Rosetra, ..
(male) Rosetan, Rosty, .. Middle name pairings:
Rosetta Adeline (R.A.), ..
How popular is Rosetta?
Rosetta is a very prominent first name for females (#579 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#38644 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rosetta reached its peak rank of #275 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Rose (#166 last year), Rosa (#631), Etta (#1075), Rosalia (#1577), Rosina, Rosita, Rozella, Rosey, Roselle, Rosella and Rosena are the prominent variation forms of Rosetta. Other forms, like Rosaura, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Rosetta was at its highest a century ago (median #766) and is now significantly diminished (#1620, 88.2% less usage).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Coetta, Coletta, Conetta, Coretta, Cosetta, Cosette, Donetta, Doretta, Joetta, Joletta, Jonetta, Josetta, Josette, Koretta, Loletta, Loretta▼, Mosette, Musetta, Renetta, Reseda, Retta▼, Rexetta, Rhetta, Roberta▼, Robetta (see Roberta), Robette, Rochette, Ronette, Rozletta (see Roza), Rubetta and Rupetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rosetta.See names in meaning and etymology.