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Girl Name: Rosa

Name: Rosa
Pronunciation: \r(o)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: rose
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Rhoda, Rosalie, Roseanne
Sounds Like: Risa, Rysa, Rosae, Rosay, Rosai, Ros, Rosy, Ross
Variant forms: Anarosa, Beliarosa, Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosaura, Rose, Rosella, Roser, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosie, Rosina, Rosita, Roza
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 112
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 865

Description

Rosa \r(o)-sa\ as a girl's name is pronounced ROH-za. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rosa is "rose". Popular flower name for girls that This Latin word was not used as a personal name among English speakers until the 19th century, during which a number of flower names came into use for girls, including Daisy and Lily. Rosa is the Latin form, Rose is English, and both are well-used in English-speaking countries.

Rosa has 14 variant forms: Anarosa, Beliarosa, Rosabelle, Rosal, Rosaura, Rose, Rosella, Roser, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosie, Rosina, Rosita and Roza.

For more information, see also related names Rhoda, Rosalie and Roseanne.

Baby names that sound like Rosa are Risa, Rysa, Rosae, Rosay, Rosai, Ros, Rosy and Ross.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Rosa.

Popularity

Rosa is a very popular first name for women (#112 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#865 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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