Rosalia name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rosalia

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  1. 2 submissions from Namibia and the United States agree the name Rosalia means "Beautiful rose" and is of African origin.
  2. A user from South Africa says the name Rosalia is of Italian origin and means "The one who is a beautiful flower who always blossoms like the rose".
  3. According to a user from Australia, the name Rosalia is of Italian origin and means "Garden of roses".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ro*sa"li*a
A form of melody in which a phrase or passage is successively repeated, each time a step or half step higher; a melodic sequence.

Etymology: Cf. F. rosalie

  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Rosalie.

Notable Persons Named Rosalia

Notable Persons Named Rosalia

Rosalia Lombardo

Rosalia was born on December 13th, 1918 in Palermo. Rosalia is also known as Sleeping Beauty of the Capuchin Catacombs. She breathed her last breath in 2013.

Rosalía Mera

Rosalía was given the name Rosalía Mera Goyenechea on January 28th, 1944 in A Coruña. She died on August 15th, 2013.

Rosalía de Castro

Rosalía de Castro was a poet. Rosalía was given the name María Rosalía Rita de Castro on February 24th, 1837 in Santiago de Compostela. She left this life on July 15th, 1885.

Rosalía Arteaga

Rosalía Arteaga is a (Acting), President of Ecuador, Vice President of Ecuador, and List of heads of state of Ecuador. Rosalía was born on December 5th, 1956 in Cuenca, Ecuador.

Rosalia Samoilovna Zemlyachka

Rosalia Samoilovna Zemlyachka was a politician. Rosalia was born on March 20th, 1876 in Kiev. She breathed her last breath on January 21st, 1947.

Rosalia de Souza

Rosalia de Souza is a bossa nova musician. She plays Vocals. Rosalia was born Rosalia de Souza on July 4th, 1966 in Nilópolis.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rosalia

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rosalia

Saint Rosalia

Saint Rosalia is a saint. She holds the title Virgin. Saint was born in 1130 in Palermo.

Revy Rosalia

Revy Rosalia is a soccer player for the VV Baronie, ADO Den Haag, HFC Haarlem, FC Oss, and Netherlands Antilles national football team. Revy was born on December 9th, 1982 in Rotterdam.

Benito Rosalia Jr.

Benito Rosalia Jr. is an athlete for the Agila F.C.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rosalia U.S.
  White 70.85% 64.26%
  African American 2.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.93% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.93% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rosalia

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

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Fun Facts about the name Rosalia

  • How Popular is the name Rosalia? Rosalia is the 2,996th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rosalia was the 84,136th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rosalia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,818 babies born with the first name Rosalia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosalia to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosalia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Rosalia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosalia is Saturday, April 25th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Rosalia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosalia was in 2019 with a total of 178 babies.
  • Random Rosalia Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosalia is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Rosalia: The name spelled backwards is Ailasor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Riasalo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rosalia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 223 people with the last name Rosalia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rosalia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rosalia as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Rosalia name meaning

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