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Roslyn (girl)

What does Roslyn mean?

Roslyn Pronunciation of Roslyn [roslyn] as a girls' name (also used less widely 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). Roslyn is also a derivative of Rosalyn. Roslyn is also used as a derivative of Rose (Latin).

Associated with: gentle, rose (flower).


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

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Reslyn, Rislyn, ..

(male) Rosty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roslyn Deasia (R.D.), ..

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)

Roslyn was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #431 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #1311 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Roslyn (#1311 in recent rankings) are Rosa (#631 in recent rankings), Rosalia (#1577), Rosalie (#266), Rosalina (#1553), Rosalind (#1536), Rosaline, Rosalyn (#1134), Rosalynn (#1599), Rose (#166), Roseline, Rosella, Roselle, Roselyn (#732), Roselynn (#1929), Rosena, Rosey, Rosie (#774), Rosina, Rosio, Rosita and Rosy. Other forms, like Rozlynn, are uncommon. These forms of Roslyn were at the peak of their popularity in the 1900s (usage of 1.5%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.3%, 80%). Rose is more universally found than the rest, although Rosalie appears to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Rosella have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roslyn, Rosa, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalind, Rosaline, Rosalyn, Rosalynn, Rose in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roseline, Rosella, Roselle, Roselyn, Roselynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosena, Rosey, Rosie, Rosina, Rosio in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosita, 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 names are Adelyn, Aislyn, Ashlyn, Austyn, Avalyn, Ayslyn, Caelyn, Cailyn, Calyn, Delyn, Emblyn, Emelyn, Emlyn, Evalyn, Evelyn, Evilyn, Glyn, Ivalyn, Jaklyn, Jaslyn, Jeslyn, Jocelyn, Joclyn, Joellyn, Jolyn, Josalyn, Joselyn, Josilyn, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josslyn, Jozlyn, Kaelyn, Kalyn, Keelyn, Kellyn, Koryn, Lorilyn, Lorryn, Loryn, Merlyn, Morwyn, Raelyn, Raelynn, Ravyn, Riayn, Robby, Robin, Robyn, Robyna, Robynn, Roelene, Rolleen, Rollene, Rolyne, Ronay, Rosai, Rosalba, Rosalyne, Rosay, Roseann, Roser, Roshan, Rosmund, Ross, Rosse, Rowan, Royalyn, Rozalyn and Valyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roslyn.

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