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Rosa - Meaning of Rosa

What does Rosa mean?

Meaning of the name RosaRoseRosalieRosaliaRosaeRosalenaRosamariaRosiaRoosaRosangelaRosahRoselineRosannahRosetteRosabelRosalbaMarirrosaRoselinaCharoRozaRosettaRosiclerRosannaAnarosaRosita

[ 2 syll. ro-sa, ros-a ] The baby girl name Rosa is pronounced ROWZAH †.

1: Rosa's language of origin is Latin. It is predominantly used in the Dutch, English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish languages. This is a Latinate form of Rose first used in the 19th century. It is this form that has been used to produce many other compound names such as Rosabel, Rosanna, Rosina, and so on.

Rosa has 14 variant forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Variant forms of the name used in English include Rosae, Rosah, Rosalba, Rosalia (used in Italian as well), Rose, Rosetta (used in Italian as well), Rosia, and Rosita (used in Spanish as well).

Foreign variant forms include Roosa (Finnish), Roselina (Spanish), Roseline (French and German), and Rosette (French). Specific foreign forms include the familiar form Charo (Spanish), and the variant spelling Roza (Armenian, Dutch, German, Polish, Slavic, Hungarian, and Russian).

Variant forms share the origin and thus the meaning of the name Rosa.

2: Rosa's origin is Bulgarian, and its use, Slavic. Here, the meaning is 'dew'.

Rosa is a variant form of the English and French Rose in the Dutch, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian, and Spanish languages.

See also the related forms, Anarosa, Marirrosa, Rosalena, Rosamaria, Rosangela, Rosannah, and Rosicler.

See also the related categories, rose (red), slavic, dew, portuguese, spanish, italian, and dutch.

Rosa is an all-time favorite. Today it is still a fairly popular baby name for girls, though it was in more widespread use previously. In 1900, 0.352% of baby girls were given the name Rosa. Its ranking then was #69. The baby name has since experienced a steep decline in frequency, and is of only occasional use in recent years. In 2018, it ranked at #641 with a usage of 0.025%. Within the group of girl names directly linked to Rosa, Rose was the most popular. Its use outnumbered Rosa's by 5 times in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Rosa include Raca, Racah, Racca, Raccah, Rachie, Rachy, Raea, Raeca, Raeka, Raekah, Raffah, Raga, Rahee, Rahey, Raise, Raisha, Raisi, Raisie, Raissa, and Raissah.

† English pronunciation for Rosa: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

A famous person named Rosa is Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Figure, born Rosa Louise McCauley, 4 February 1913 - 24 October 2005, Tuskegee, Alabama.


Meaning of Rosa Meaning of Rosa Meaning of Rosita Meaning of Rosia Meaning of Rosette Meaning of Rosetta Meaning of Roselina Meaning of Rosalia Meaning of Rosalba Meaning of Rose Meaning of Rosanna Meaning of Anarosa Meaning of Marirrosa Meaning of Rosabel Meaning of Rosalena Meaning of Rosamaria Meaning of Rosangela Meaning of Rosannah Meaning of Rosicler
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