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What does Roslyn mean?

Roslyn \r(o)-sl-yn, ros-lyn\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Roslyn) is of Old German and Latin origin, and the meaning of Roslyn is "gentle horse; rose". Roslyn is a variation of Rosalind (Old German): also possibly a 16th-century poetic creation by Spenser. Roslyn is also a derivative of Rosalyn. Roslyn is also used as a derivative of Rose (Latin).


Variations

Roslyn has 8 variants: Roselin, Roseline, Roselinn, Roselyn, Roselynn, Roslynn, Roslynne and Rozlynn.

Roslyn has 38 more related forms via Rosalind, Rosalyn, Rose: Rasya, Ros, Rosa, Rosaleen, Rosalen, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalin, Rosalina, Rosaline, Rosalinn, Rosalynd, Rosalynda, Rosalynn, Roselia, Roselina, Roselind, Rosella, Roselle, Rosellen, Roselynda, Roselynde, Rosena, Rosene, Rosey, Rosheen, Rosie, Rosina, Rosine, Rosio, Rosita, Rosy, Rozalin, Rozalyne, Rozalynn, Rozelin, Rozelyn and Rozy.


Popularity

Roslyn is a very prominent first name for females (#827 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Roslyn for girls. Roslyn was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #485 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Roslyn name in U.S.

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

Popular alternative forms of Roslyn are Rosa (#608 in 2014), Rosalia, Rosalie (#310), Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosalyn (#985), Rose (#194), Rosella, Roselyn (#819), Rosie (#844), Rosina, Rosita and Rosy. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and have become much less widespread since, with versions like Rosa, Rosella, Rosina, Rosita and Roslyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Rosalie (#310) is the most chic birth name among these, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Roslyn and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosa, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosalyn, Rose, Rosella, Roselyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rosie, Rosina, Rosita, Roslyn, Rosy in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Roslyn is pronounced similarly to Rozlyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Joslyn, Rosalyne and Rozalyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roslyn.

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