Rosella name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rosella

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  1. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Rosella means "Bird name and a girl name".
  2. According to a user from Albania, the name Rosella is of Italian origin and means "Little rose".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Ro"sel"la
A beautiful Australian parrakeet (Platycercus eximius) often kept as a cage bird. The head and back of the neck are scarlet, the throat is white, the back dark green varied with lighter green, and the breast yellow.

Etymology: NL., dim. of L. rosa rose


Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of Rosehill.

  1. A parrot belonging to any of the five to eight species in the genus Platycercus (originally specifically Platycercus eximius) which is native to Australia and nearby islands. [from 19th c.]
A crimson rosella, Platycercus elegans
  1. A parrot belonging to any of the five to eight species in the genus Platycercus (originally specifically Platycercus eximius) which is native to Australia and nearby islands. [from 19th c.]

    rosella was also found in the following language(s): Catalan and Finnish

    Notable Persons Named Rosella

    Notable Persons Named Rosella

    Rosella Sensi

    Rosella Sensi is an entrepreneur. Rosella was born as the child of Franco Sensi on December 18th, 1971 in Rome.

    Rosella Marie Bjornson

    Rosella Marie Bjornson is an aviator. Rosella was born on July 13th, 1947 in Lethbridge.

    Rosella Namok

    Rosella was born on May 19th, 1979.

    Rosella Towne

    Rosella Towne was a film actress. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1943. Rosella was given the name Rosella Townsend on January 20th, 1918 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. She died on August 29th, 2014.

    Rosella Rice

    Rosella was born on August 11th, 1827 in Perrysville, Ohio. Rosella is also known as Pipsissiway Potts, Pipsy Potts, and Chatty Brooks. She left this life on June 6th, 1888.

    Rosella Ayane

    Rosella Ayane is a sports team member for the Chelsea L.F.C.


    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Rosella U.S.
      White 96.37% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Rosella

    People with the last name Rosella are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Rosella

  1. How Popular is the name Rosella? Rosella is the 1,993rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rosella was the 94,730th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Rosella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,564 babies born with the first name Rosella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rosella to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Rosella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 25 new born babies.
  4. When was Rosella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rosella is Monday, November 9th, 1868.
  5. What year had the most people named Rosella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rosella was in 1924 with a total of 435 babies.
  6. Random Rosella Factoid: According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rosella ranks 108th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 6 babies in Utah have the same name in 1912.
  7. Weird things about the name Rosella: The name spelled backwards is Allesor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Losrale. How do you pronounce that?
  8. How many people have the last name Rosella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 193 people with the last name Rosella.
  9. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rosella? Rosella is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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