What does Roslyn mean?
Roslyn /ro-slyn/ 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 an alternate spelling of Rosalind (Old German) with the suffix -yn. Roslyn is also a derivative of Rosalyn. Roslyn is also used as a derivative of Rose (Latin).
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.Kreatif forms: Raslyn, Reslyn, Rislyn. [more]
How popular is Roslyn?
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)
Popular alternative forms of Roslyn are Rosa (#608 in recent rankings), Rosalia, Rosalie (#310), Rosalina, Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosalyn (#985), Rose (#194), Rosella, Roselyn (#819), Rosie (#844), Rosina, Rosita and Rosy. Other forms, like Rosio, are uncommon. These forms of Roslyn were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.43%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.15%, ▼65%). Rose is more universally found than the rest, although Rosalie appears to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Rosa, Rosella, Rosina, Rosita and Roslyn have become less contemporary. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Roslyn and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Roslyn▼ is pronounced similarly to Roselaine and Rozlyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Aislyn, Ayslyn, Jaslyn, Jeslyn, Joclyn, Jolyn, Josalyn, Joselyn▼, Josilyn, Joslin, Joslyn▼, Joslyne, Joslynn, Josslyn, Jozlyn, Raelyn▲, Robyn▼, Rolyne, Rosalinda▼, Rosalinde, Rosalyne, Rosay, Roseellen, Roselinda, Roselinde, Roshan, Royalyn, Rozalind, Rozaline, Rozalyn, Rozalynne, Rozelind and Rozelynda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roslyn.