[ 2 syll. ro-sa-lyn, ros-al-yn ] The baby girl name Rosalyn is pronounced as RAAZLihN or ROWZaa-LihN †. Rosalyn is used chiefly in English and it is derived from Germanic origins. Rosalin (Middle English) is an old form of the name.
In addition, Rosalyn is a variant of the name Rosalind (English).
Rosalyn has 28 variants. Variants include Rosaleen, Rosalena, Rosalyne, RosalynneRosaleen, Roselene, Roselina, Roselinn, Rosellen, Rosilyn, Roslin, Roslyn, Roslynn, Rosslyn, Rozalin, and Rozaline. Other English forms include the pet forms Rossie and Roz, and the spelling variants Rosalin (used in Middle too), Rosaline, Rosalynn, Rosalynne, Roselyn, Roselyne, Roselynn, Rossalyn, Rozalyn, Rozalynn, and Rozlynn.
Variant forms share the origin and thus the meaning of Rosalyn.
See also the related category english.
Rosalyn is a classic favorite. At present it is still a somewhat popular baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was before. At the peak of its usage in 1952, 0.022% of baby girls were named Rosalyn. Its ranking then was #413. The baby name has since suffered a steep loss in popularity, and is of very modest use in recent times. In 2018, its usage was only 0.017% and its ranking #868. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Rosalyn, Roselyn was the most popular. In 2018, it was 46% more frequently used than Rosalyn.
Baby names that sound like Rosalyn include Roslyne, Roslynne, Rozlin, Rosalinn, Rosalynn, Rhoslyn, Rhozlyn, Roselaine, Roselin, Roslin, Roslynn, Rosslyn, Rozlyn, Rozlynn, Rachelann, Rachelanne, Racheline, Rosalin, Rosaline, and Rosalyne.
† Pronunciation for Rosalyn: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"