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Boy Name: Rosario

Name: Rosario
Pronunciation: \r(o)-sa-rio\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Rosario's also a girl name)
Meaning: rosary
Origin: Latin
Similar Names: Cesario, Rogerio
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 953
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 820


Rosario \r(o)-sa-rio\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Rosario), is pronounced roe-ZAR-ee-oh. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rosario is "rosary". From Rosarius. In Roman Catholic countries, this name has traditionally been given to those born on the first Sunday in October, the Feast of "Our Lady of the Rosary". This name is feminine in Spanish and masculine in Italian.

Similar baby names are Cesario and Rogerio.


Rosario is a somewhat popular first name for men (#953 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#820 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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