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