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Meaning & History

Means "rose" from Middle English, Old French and Middle High German rose, all from Latin rosa. All denote a person of a rosy complexion or a person who lived in an area abundant with roses. As a Jewish surname it is ornamental, from Yiddish רויז (roiz).

Related Names

VariantDesrosiers French
Other Languages & CulturesRosa Catalan Růžička Czech Roosa Dutch Rosa Italian Rosales Spanish
Same SpellingRose (2)


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Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute