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What does Rosse mean?

Rosse Pronunciation of Rosse [rosse] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Rosse) has the meaning "headland, cape". Rosse is an alternate spelling of Ross (Scottish, Gaelic): a place name in Scotland.


3 alternative forms via Ross: Rossell, Rossiter and Rosston.

Creative forms:
(male) Rase, Roske, ..

(female) Rosme, Rossay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rosse Alek (R.A.), ..

How popular is Rosse?

Rosse is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Rosse (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Ross (#1179 from recent data). This form of Rosse reached the height of its popularity in the 1880s (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less popular, with Ross falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ross in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rosse is pronounced similarly to Raice, Ras, Rayce, Reece, Rees, Reese, Reis, Rhys, Rice, Ries, Roice, Royce and Russ. Other suggested similar names are Boase, Jesse, Jose, Moise, Morse, Mose, Roane, Roche, Rodge, Roe, Rolfe, Rolle, Rome, Roone, Roque, Rorke, Rosco, Roscoe, Rosscoe, Rothe, Rowe, Royle, Russel and Russo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rosse.

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