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What does Rossiter mean?

Rossiter Pronunciation of Rossiter [rossiter] as a boys' name. The meaning of Rossiter is "headland, cape". Rossiter is a variant form of Ross (Scottish, Gaelic): a place name in Scotland.


2 related forms via Ross: Rosse and Rosston.

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Middle name pairings:
Rossiter Reyansh (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rossiter?

Rossiter is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8986 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ross (#1179 last year) is the only popular related form of Rossiter (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Rossiter was at its peak 135 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much less, with Ross becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alaster, Alester, Alister, Asser, Bouvier, Buster, Caster, Chester, Colier, Collier, Colter, Coster, Coulter, Fester, Fisscher (see Fisher), Forester, Forster, Foster, Frasier, Hollister, Joiner, Jupiter, Juppiter (see Jupiter), Kester, Krister, Lester, Lorimer, Lorrimer, Minster, Mortimer, Nester, Osier, Porter, Potter, Rainer, Rainier, Ranier, Raynier, Reiner, Reinier, Renier, Rider, Riker, Ritter, River, Robbie, Rochester, Roddie, Rodger, Rodnie, Roger, Rogiero, Roice, Rollie, Romaine, Roper, Roscoe, Roslin, Rosscoe, Rosselin, Rossell, Rosslyn, Rover, Royer, Royston, Rudiger, Rufiger (see Roger), Russel, Russton, Rusten, Ussher, Vester, Visscher, Webster and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rossiter.

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