Baby Girl Names


Baby Names



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Rose is a girl’s baby name of English and French origin. The name is centuries old and it is clear to see why. With such a beautiful namesake as the rose this is a classic and timeless name for a baby girl.

Meaning of the Name Rose

Rose is a name of English and French origin. The name is derived from the Old Norman-Germanic name Hrodohaidis. The name evolved to Roese and Rohese when adopted by the English and French. Roses are traditionally associated with romance and love but roses have many different meanings depending on color and style. Roses can symbolize purity, friendship, and pleasure.

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Nicknames for Rose

Rose evokes feelings of refinement and grace. The name Rose typically comes with a cute nickname like “Rosie” or “Rosa”. We've compiled a list of possible options to get you inspired, but feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to the Rose in your life.

Rose Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Rose is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: ROZ

Syllables: One

Alternative Spelling for Rose

  • Roze
  • Roes
  • Rhose

Rose Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Rose is a traditional baby name that was at its most popular in 1900 at #18 and it slowly decreased in popularity until 2004 when it started becoming more popular once again. As of 2020 it had risen back to #113.

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Great Middle Names for Rose and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Rose

  • Rose Byrne (American actress)
  • Rose McGowan (American actress)
  • Rose Kennedy (American philanthropist)
  • Rose “Rosie” Stone (American singer)
  • Roses Gabor (British singer)
  • Rose “Joan” Taylor (American actress)
  • Rose DeWitt Bukater (film, “Titanic”)
  • Rose Granger-Weasley (literature, Harry Potter series)
  • Rose Quartz (television, Steven Universe)
  • Rose Hathaway (literature, Vampire Academy series)
  • Rose Tico (film, Star Wars series)
  • Rose Walker (comics, Sandman series)
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