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Rosalind name meaning

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What does the name Rosalind mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rosalind

User Submitted Origins

English
48%
German
35%
Spanish
6%
Irish
3%
Latin
3%
Puerto Rican
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Rosalind means "Beautiful rose".
  2. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Rosalind means "Likened unto a Rose".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rosalind means "Rose of the land".
  4. A user from Michigan, U.S. says the name Rosalind means "Pretty rose".
  5. A submission from Rhode Island, U.S. says the name Rosalind means "Gentle horse" and is of German origin.
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Proto-Germanic *hrussą (“horse”) and *linþaz (“soft; weak, tender”), associated by medieval folk etymology with Latin rosa linda "lovely rose".

  1. A female given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Uranus

Notable Persons Named Rosalind

Notable Persons Named Rosalind

Rosalind Elsie Franklin

Rosalind Elsie Franklin was a scientist in the fields of physical chemistry and x-ray crystallography. Rosalind was born Rosalind Elsie Franklin on July 25th, 1920 in Notting Hill. She died on April 16th, 1958.

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Rosalind Russell

Rosalind Russell was an actress, singer, and screenwriter. She was most prominent from 1929 to 1972. Rosalind was given the name Catherine Rosalind Russell on June 4th, 1907 in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S. She died on November 28th, 1976.

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Rosalind Chao

Rosalind Chao is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1972 to present. Rosalind was born on September 23rd, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, US.

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Rosalind Cash

Rosalind Cash was an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most active from 1971 to present. Rosalind was born on December 31st, 1938 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 31st, 1995.

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Rosalind Ross

Rosalind Ross was a basketball player. Rosalind was born on January 17th, 1980 in Milwaukee. She died on September 15th, 2010.

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Rosalind Ayres

Rosalind Ayres is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to 1970. Rosalind was born on December 7th, 1946 in Birmingham.

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  • Rosalind Picard
    Scientist
  • Rosalind Hursthouse
    Philosopher
  • Rosalind Wiseman
    Author
  • Rosalind Ivan
    Actress
  • Rosalind Savage
    Ocean Rowing
  • Tuppy Owens
    Writer
  • Rosalind Plowright
  • Rosalind Groenewoud
  • Rosalind Resnick
    Author
  • Ros Ridley
  • Rosalind Hall

Fun Facts about the name Rosalind

  • How Popular is the name Rosalind? Rosalind is the 1,517th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rosalind have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,211 babies born with the first name Rosalind in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosalind to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosalind? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rosalind first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosalind is Monday, December 13th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Rosalind born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosalind was in 1959 with a total of 651 babies.
  • Random Rosalind Factoid: According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosalind is not a popular baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Hawaii have the same name in 1944.
  • Weird things about the name Rosalind: The name spelled backwards is Dnilasor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Asdnroil. How do you pronounce that?
  • Rosalind name meaning

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