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Rosario is a refined baby name that originated in Spain and Italy. It is popular in the Christian church, but anyone can use it. As of 2021, Rosario is a top 3,600 option at rank 3,589.

Meaning of the name Rosario:

Italian: rosary
Spanish: rosary

Origin of the name Rosario:

Rosario originated with the beginning of the Christian church. It comes from the Spanish title for the Virgin Mary. More specifically, this phrase is “Nuestra Senora del Rosario.” It translates to “Our Lady of the Rosary.” Rosario spread throughout Latin cultures, including Italy and Spain.

Symbolism of the name Rosario:

The baby name Rosario means “rosary” in both Spain and Italy. As mentioned, it comes from the Spanish title for the Virgin Mary, “Nuestra Senora del Rosario.” The word “rosario” translates to “rosary.”

Style of the name Rosario:


Gender of the name Rosario:

Rosario is a unisex baby name with an international sound.

Pronunciation of the name Rosario:

ro-SA-ri-o ro-ZA-ri-o

Number of syllables in the name Rosario:


Emotion evoked from the name Rosario:

Rosario feels international and refined. It is a wholesome and noble baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Rosario:

  • Rosaryo
  • Rozario
  • Rozaryo

Nicknames for the name Rosario:

Popularity of the name Rosario:

Rosario first became a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1937 at rank 948. It stayed on the top 1,000 list until 1979, when it was number 994. Rosario did best in 1960 at rank 778. As of 2021, Rosario is a top 3,600 option at number 3,589.

Related names for the name Rosario:

Great middle names for Rosario and their meanings:

  • Santana (holy, follower of Saint Anne)
  • Paz (peace, gold)
  • Jamie (supplanter)
  • Damian (to tame, to subdue)
  • Aubrey (ruler of elves, elf ruler)
  • Naveah (heavenly place)
  • Bella (beautiful, God is my oath)
  • Valentina (strong, healthy)

Famous people with the name Rosario:

  • Rosario Dawson (actress, “Trance”)
  • Rosario Marin (United States treasurer)
  • Rosario Ferre (first lady of Puerto Rico)
  • Rosario Flores (pop singer)
  • Rosario Castellanos (poet)

Rosarios in popular culture:

  • Rosario Salazar (character from “Will and Grace”)
  • Rosario de Valle (character from “Destinos”)
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