The baby name Rosalyn has only entered the top 1,000 list again in the year 2014. It is a beautiful, floral name that has a lot of class and dignity. It is associated with the baby names Rosaline and Rosalind.

Meaning of the name Rosalyn:

Spanish: little rose
English: pretty rose

Origin of the name Rosalyn:

The baby name Rosalyn is the Latin version of the name Rosalind. Some even say it is a more modern version of the baby name Rosaline. In this case, it comes from the addition of the “-lyn” suffix rather than the “-line” suffix.

Symbolism of the name Rosalyn:

Rosalyn sounds like a baby name that would have a meaning associated with a rose. That is why in each of these cultures, it is associated with a rose of innocence and beauty.

Baby name Rosalyn

Style of the name Rosalyn:


Gender of the name Rosalyn:

Rosalyn is a strong and beautiful female name.

Pronunciation of the name Rosalyn:

RO-ze-lin or RAHZ-e-lin

Number of syllables in the name Rosalyn:


Emotion evoked from the name Rosalyn:

The baby name Rosalyn feels strong, beautiful, and wholesome. It is very refined and classy.

Alternative spellings for the name Rosalyn:

  • Roselyn
  • Roslyn
  • Rosalen
  • Rosalynne
  • Rosalynn
  • Roselynn
  • Roselynne

Nicknames for the name Rosalyn:

Popularity of the name Rosalyn:

The baby name Rosalyn was popular in the early and mid-twentieth century until the year 2014. In the past few years, however, it has not risen above the top 900 list, though it does seem to become more popular. In 2020, Rosalyn ranked at number 843 for girls.

Related names for the name Rosalyn:

Great middle names for Rosalyn and their meanings:

  • Elena (sun ray, shining light)
  • Acacia (thorny tree)
  • Cora (honest, good, virtuous)
  • Everley (boar meadow)
  • Celeste (celestial, heavenly)
  • Aurora (dawn)

Famous people with the name Rosalyn:

  • Rosalyn Borden (actress, “Secrets of Beauty”)
  • Rosalyn Landor (actress, “Guardian of the Abyss”)
  • Rosalyn Fairbank (professional tennis player)
  • Rosalyn Yalow (Nobel Prize winner for physics)
  • Rosalyn Tureck (professional pianist)
  • Rosalyn(former president of the International Court of Justice in Great Britian)

Rosalyns in popular culture:

  • Rosalyn (character from “Calvin and Hobbes” comics)
  • Rosalyn Harris (character from “True Blood”)