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Girl Name: Rosemary

Name: Rosemary
Pronunciation: \r(o)-sema-ry, ros(e)-mary\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dew of the sea
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Romy, Rosemaree, Rosemarey, Rosemaria, Rosemarie, Rosmarie, Rozmary
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 204

Description

Rosemary \r(o)-sema-ry, ros(e)-mary\ as a girl's name is pronounced ROHZ-mare-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rosemary is "dew of the sea". Also a blend of Rose and Mary, or refers to the fragrant herb, which in folklore is the emblem of remembrance. Singer Rosemary Clooney.

Rosemary has 7 variant forms: Romy, Rosemaree, Rosemarey, Rosemaria, Rosemarie, Rosmarie and Rozmary.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Rosemary.

Popularity

Rosemary is a very popular first name for women (#204 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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