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What does Rosy mean?

Rosy Pronunciation of Rosy [rosy] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Rosy means "rose". Rosy is a variant form of Rose (Latin): Flower name from rosa.

Associated with: rose (flower).


Rosy has 8 variants: Rasya, Rosa, Rosey, Rosie, Rosio, Roza, Rozy and Ruza.

14 more different relations via Rose: Rasia, Rasja, Rhoda, Rhody, Rosena, Rosene, Rosina, Rosine, Rosita, Roslyn, Roze, Rozsa, Rozsi and Ruzsa.

Creative forms:
(female) Rasy, Rozia, ..

(male) Rori, Rosyd, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosy Aditi (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rosy?

Rosy is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3467 out of 4276, Top 81%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rosy was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #969 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Rose (#166 via latest list), Rosa (#631), Rosie (#774), Roslyn (#1311), Rosita, Rosio, Rosina, Rosey, Rhoda and Rosena are the prominent varying forms of Rosy. Other variants, like Roza, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Rosy was widespread in the 1900s (median #958) and has become much reduced since (#1534, down 87.6%), with forms like Rosie falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosy, Rhoda, Rosa, Rose, Rosena in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Rosy is pronounced similarly to Raisa, Razi, Reesa, Resi, Reza, Rezi, Riesa, Risa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee and Rysa. Other recommended names are Casy, Elsy, Essy, Issy, Josy, Kasy, Lesy, Posy, Ray, Remy, Rey, Rise, Rivy, Roba, Robby, Robi, Robyn, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma, Romi, Romy, Rona, Ronay, Roni, Ronny, Rora, Rory, Ros, Rosal, Roser, Ross, Rosse, Roxey, Roxi, Roxy, Roya, Roz, Ruby, Susy and Ursy. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rosy.

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