Rosa name meaning

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in 2010

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Origin and Meaning of Rosa

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Rosa means "Latin rose flower (pink)".
  2. A user from Massachusetts, U.S. says the name Rosa is of Italian origin and means "The Rose flower, in some languages it means pink".
  3. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Rosa is of Italian origin and means "In Italian it means both rose and pink".
  4. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rosa means "Rose the flower".
  5. 3 submissions from Nevada, U.S. agree the name Rosa means "Rose" and is of Latin / Italian origin.
  6. 3 submissions from the United Kingdom and the United States agree the name Rosa means "Pink" and is of Spanish origin.
  7. A user from Florida, U.S. says the name Rosa is of Bulgarian origin and means "Dew".
  8. According to a user from Arizona, U.S., the name Rosa means "Frail. Delicate".
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  1. Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses

From Latin rosa (“rose”).

  1. A female given name from Latin; a Latinized variant of Rose.

Rosa was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Cebuano, Danish, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Rosa

Notable Persons Named Rosa

Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist. Rosa was given the name Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4th, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 24th, 2005.

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg was a philosopher, economist, and revolutionary. Rosa was born on March 5th, 1871 in Zamość. She left this life on January 15th, 1919.

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno is an actor, singing, dance, actress, singer, and dancer. Her ongoing career started in 1950. Rita was given the name Rosa Dolores Alverío on December 11th, 1931 in Humacao, Puerto Rico, U.S.

Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez is an actress, dancer, choreographer, director, activist, author, and activism. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Rosie was given the name Rosa Maria Perez on September 6th, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Rosie is also known as Rosa Maria Serrano.

Rosa Salazar

Rosa Salazar is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2010. Rosa was given the name Rosa Bianca Salazar on July 16th, 1985 in British Columbia.

Rosa Mendes

Rosa was born on October 25th, 1979 in Vancouver. Rosa is also known as Roucka and Milena; Roucka.

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  • Rosa DeLauro
    Office Holder
  • Rosa Gumataotao Rios
    43rd Treasurer of the United States
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  • Rosa Brooks
  • Rosa Clemente
  • Rosa Mota
  • Mirtha Legrand
  • Rosa Lewis
  • Rosa von Praunheim
  • Rosa Albach-Retty
  • Rosa Teresa Vercellana

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rosa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rosa

Draco Rosa

Draco Rosa is a rock music, rock en español, alternative rock, art rock, experimental rock, psychedelic rock, indie rock, and electronic music musician. He plays Gibson Les Paul. His ongoing career started in 1984. Draco was given the name Robert Edward Rosa Suárez on June 27th, 1969 in Long Island, New York, US. Draco is also known as Robi Draco Rosa, Robi Rosa, Draco, Ian Blake, and Dolores del Infante.

Miss Rosa

Miss is also known as Rosa Cisneros Young Rosa.

Don Rosa

Don Rosa is a comics creator.

Pedro de la Rosa

Pedro de la Rosa is a formula one racer.

Julius La Rosa

Julius La Rosa is a traditional pop music musician. His career lasted from 1951 to 1951. Julius was born on January 2nd, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York, United States.

Salvator Rosa

Salvator Rosa is an artist in the fields of painting, printmaking, and poetry. Salvator was born in Arenella.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rosa U.S.
  White 30.00% 64.26%
  African American 2.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.18% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.14% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 64.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rosa

People with the last name Rosa are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rosa

  • What name lists does Rosa rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Rosa? Rosa is the 420th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rosa was the 1,035th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rosa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 175,774 babies born with the first name Rosa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosa to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 507 new born babies.
  • When was Rosa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosa is Sunday, November 25th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Rosa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosa was in 1925 with a total of 2,230 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rosa!
  • Random Rosa Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosa ranks 60th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 23 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Rosa: The name spelled backwards is Asor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Raso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rosa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 33,521 people with the last name Rosa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rosa? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Rosa as their last name.
  • Rosa name meaning

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