What does Rosie mean?
Rosie [rosie] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Rosie means "rose". Rosie is an alternate spelling of Rosa (Latin): popular flower name for girls. Rosie is also a variation of Rose (Latin): Flower name from rosa.
Associated with: rose (flower).
30 more alternative forms via Rosa, Rose: Rasia, Rasine, Rasja, Rhodia, Rosal, Rosalia, Rosalie▲, Rosalin, Rosaline, Rosanie, Roselia, Roseline, Roselle, Rosena, Rosene, Roser, Rosette, Rosheen, Rosina▼, Rosine, Rosita, Roslyn, Rozalie, Roze, Rozele, Rozene, Rozina, Rozsa, Rozsi and Rozsika.Creative forms:
(female) Resie, Ruesie, ..
(male) Rori, Rorid, .. Middle name pairings:
Rosie Amara (R.A.), ..
How popular is Rosie?
Rosie is a very prominent first name for women (#323 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#53904 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Rosie reached its top position of #127 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is currently at #774. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Rosa (#631 via latest list), Rosalia (#1577), Rosalie (#266), Rosaline, Rose (#166), Roseline, Roselle, Rosena, Rosey, Rosina, Rosio, Rosita, Roslyn (#1311) and Rosy are the popular variation forms of Rosie (#774 via latest list). Usage of these relations of Rosie was more pronounced a century ago (usage of 1.4%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.3%, ▼82.4%), with forms such as Rosina becoming less trendy. Rose is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Rosalie has gained in usage over time.
Rosie▼ is pronounced similarly to Razi, Razia, Resi, Rezi, Risa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee and Rysa. Other suggested similar names are Bobie, Bonie, Casie, Codie, Corie, Dasie, Docie, Dodie, Dorie, Doxie, Elsie▼, Essie▼, Honie, Ionie, Issie, Jobie, Jodie▼, Joie, Jonie, Jorie, Josie▲, Kasie, Kodie, Korie, Lonie▼, Lorie▼, Lotie, Nonie, Ramie, Remie, Renie, Rhodie, Rie, Rise, Robee, Robi, Robin▼, Robine, Rocio▼, Roddie, Rodi, Rodie, Roice, Roline, Romi, Ronee, Roni, Ronnie, Ros, Ross, Rosse, Roxi, Roxie▼, Roxine, Royce, Rudie, Rylie▲, Susie▼, Tonie, Torie, Toshie, Ursie, Yolie, Zoie▲ and Zowie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rosie.See names in meaning and etymology.