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What does Roz mean?

Roz Pronunciation of Roz [roz] as a girls' name is of Old German and Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Roz is "gentle horse; horse protector; rose". Roz is a version of Rosalind (Old German). Roz is also a variation of Rosamond (Old German): also (Latin) "pure rose". Roz is also used as a variation of Roza (Latin).

Associated with: gentle, protector (defender), rose (flower).


Roz has 1 variant: Ros.

2 more alternative forms via Rosalind, Rosamond, Roza: Rozali and Rozlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Rez, Rre, ..

(male) Ran, Roro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roz Heavenly (R.H.), ..

How popular is Roz?

Roz is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#102691 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Roz (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Rosalind (#1536 a year ago) and Rosamond. Other forms, like Rozlyn, are uncommon. These forms of Roz were at the peak of their popularity 105 years ago and have become much less conventional since, with the version Rosalind becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosalind, Rosamond in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roz and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Roz is alike in pronunciation to Rise, Roice, Rose, Ross, Rosse, Royce and Roze. Other suggested similar names are Bo, Coe, Con, Cor, Doe, Dot, Io, Jo, Joi, Joy, Liz, Lou, Luz, Lyz, Mo, Noa, Noe, Paz, Rae, Ray, Razi, Rea, Ree, Rei, Rey, Reza, Rezi, Ria, Rie, Roba, Robi, Roch, Roda, Rodi, Roma, Romi, Romy, Rona, Roni, Rora, Rory, Rosa, Rosy, Roxi, Roxy, Roya, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozy, Rue, Rui, Ruza, Rye, Soo, To, Zoe and Zoi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Roz.

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