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Roswitha - Meaning of Roswitha

What does Roswitha mean?

[ 3 syll. ro-swi-(t)ha, ros-wi-tha ] The baby girl name Roswitha is pronounced as ROW-ZWiy-THaa †. Roswitha is primarily used in German and it is of Germanic origin. It is derived from the words 'hruod' which means fame ; 'swinth' strength. Old forms of the name include Hroswitha (Germanic) and Hruodswinda (Germanic). The name was borne by Hroswitha of Gandersheim (932-1002), a Benedictine nun, dramatist and poet.

The German name Roswithe is a form of Roswitha.

Another form of the name is the German spelling variant Roswita.

See also the related categories, strength, nun (priestess), fame, and german.

Roswitha is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Roswitha include Rakshita, Rasheeda, Rashida, Rashidee, Rashidi, Reseda, Rosetta, Rosita, Rustee, Raghd, Raghda, Rakath, Rakathe, Rakkath, Rakkathe, Ratie, Rochette, Rosette, Roswithe, and Rozyte.

† English pronunciation for Roswitha: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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