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Page 1/2. Rose names are popularly used these days as the middle name for girls. 29 Rose names and what they mean, for rose for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Briar .. (English) "Thorny bush of wild roses, brambles." ..
Brier .. The English word also describes a wild rose with small, prickly thorns.
Cherry .. 19th-century coinage probably from the fruit-bearing tree of the rose family (Middle English "cherie", from Old French "cherise") ..
Gypsy .. The name is often used as a nickname, as in Gypsy Rose Lee.
Hesper .. The Greeks referred to Italy as Hesperia, since the sun set and the evening star rose there ..
Primrose .. (Middle English) "First rose." .. The primrose is not from the rose family.
Raisa .. (Hebrew, Yiddish) "Rose." ..
Rhoda .. (Greek, Latin) "Rose." .. Rhodes is a Greek island originally named for its roses ..
Rhodanthe .. (Greek) "Rose blossom."
Rita .. The Italian Saint Rita (15th century) has roses for her emblem ..
Rosabel "Beautiful rose." Combination of Rose and Belle ..
Rosalba .. (Latin) "White rose." ..
Rosalie .. Possibly "rose garden" ..
Rosalind .. Also possibly a 16th-century poetic creation by Spenser, which has the meaning "beautiful rose" ..
Rosalyn Combination of Rose and Lynn (Spanish) "pretty" ..
Rosamond .. Also (Latin) "pure rose" or "rose of the world", which are linked to the Virgin Mary ..
Rose .. "Rose." The flower meaning is possibly more valid, given the Christian symbolic meaning of the rose ..
Roseanne .. Combination of Rose and Anne ..
Cherry, Raisa, Rhoda, Rita, Rosa, Rosalba, Rosalie, Rosalind, Rosalyn, Rosamond, Rose and Roseanne are commonly used names, while Briar, Brier, Gypsy, Hesper, Primrose, Rhodanthe, Rosabel and Rosae are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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