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What does Rosetta mean?

Rosetta Pronunciation of Rosetta [roset-ta] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Rosetta means "rose". Rosetta is a variant form, with the suffix -etta, 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).

Variations

Rosetta has 1 variant: Rosita.

Rosetta has 14 more alternative forms via Rosa, Rose: Rosalia, Rosaura, Roselia, Roselina, Rosella, Roselle, Rosena, Rosenah, Rosene, Roser, Rosette, Rosey, Rosina and Rozella.

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)

Presented below is the birth name history of Rosetta for girls. Rosetta reached its peak rank of #275 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

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).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosetta, Etta, Rosa, Rosalia, Rose in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosella, Roselle, Rosena, Rosey, Rosina in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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in meaning and etymology.

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