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What does Rosie mean?

Rosie Pronunciation of Rosie as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Rosie means "rose". Rosie is an alternate spelling of Rosa (Latin): popular flower name for girls. Rosie is also a variation of Rose (Latin): Flower name from rosa.


ASSOCIATED WITH rose (flower)


VARIANTS Ruza, Rozy, Roza, Rosy, Rosio, Rosey, Rasya

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ROSA, ROSE Rasia, Rasine, Rasja, Rhodia, Rosal, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosalin, Rosaline, Rosanie, Roselia, Roseline, Roselle, Rosena, Rosene, Roser, Rosette, Rosheen, Rosina, Rosine, Rosita, Roslyn, Rozalie, Roze, Rozele, Rozene, Rozina, Rozsa, Rozsi, Rozsika

(female) Resie, ..

(male) Rori, ..

Rosie Lainey (R.L.), ..

How popular is Rosie?

Rosie is a very prominent first name for women (#323 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#53904 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rosie reached its top position of #127 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is currently at #619. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Rosa (#641 VIA LATEST LIST), Rosalia (#1556), Rosalie (#208), Rosaline, Rose (#123), Roseline, Roselle, Rosena, Rosey, Rosina, Rosio, Rosita, Roslyn (#1357) and Rosy are the popular variation forms of Rosie (#619). Usage of these relations of Rosie was more pronounced a century ago (USAGE OF 1.5%) and is now much diminished (USAGE 0.3%, 80.2%), with forms such as Rosina becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rosie, Rosa, Rosalia, Rosalie, Rosaline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rose, Roseline, Roselle, Rosena, Rosey in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Rosie is pronounced similarly to Razi, Razia, Resi, Rezi, Risa, Rosae, Rosai, Rosay, Rosee and Rysa. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bobie, Bonie, Casie, Codie, Corie, Dasie, Docie, Dodie, Dorie, Doxie, Elsie, Essie, Honie, Ionie, Issie, Jobie, Jodie, Joie, Jonie, Jorie, Josie, Kasie, Kodie, Korie, Lonie, Lorie, Lotie, Nonie, Ramie, Remie, Renie, Rhodie, Rie, Rise, Robee, Robi, Robin, Robine, Rocio, Roddie, Rodi, Rodie, Roice, Roline, Romi, Ronee, Roni, Ronnie, Ros, Ross, Rosse, Roxi, Roxie, Roxine, Royce, Rudie, Rylie, Susie, Tonie, Torie, Toshie, Ursie, Yolie, Zoie and Zowie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rosie.

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