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:

English, French: famous type, the rose flower

Origin 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.

Symbolism of the name Rose:

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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Gender of the name Rose:

Rose is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Rose:


Number of syllables in the name Rose:


Emotion evoked from the name Rose:

Rose evokes feelings of refinement and grace.

Alternative spellings for the name Rose:

Roze, Roes, Rhose

Nicknames for the name Rose:

Popularity of the name Rose:

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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Famous people with the name 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)

Roses in popular culture:

  • 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)