Meaning and name origin
Roslyn \r(o)-sl-yn, ros-lyn\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Roslyn), is of Old German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Roslyn is "gentle horse". Roslyn is a variant of Rosalind (Old German): also possibly a 16th-century poetic creation by Spenser, which has the meaning "beautiful rose". Also a variant of Rosalyn: combination of Rose and Lynn (Spanish) "pretty".
Roslyn is a very popular first name for females (#827 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Roslyn for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Roslyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rose (#194), Roselyn (#819), Rosalyn (#985), Rosalind and Roslyn. (2014 statistics).
Roslyn is also pronounced similarly to Rozlyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Joslyn, Rosalen, Rosalin, Rosalynd, Rosalyne, Rosalynn, Rozalyn and Rozelyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Roslyn.