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Rosalyn Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Rosalyn is of English origin.

The meaning of Rosalyn is "soft, tender horse, beautiful rose".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 985  in baby name popularity for girls with 268 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Rosalyn Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rosalyn has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rosalyn to other names.


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Related Names

Rosalyn is a form of the name Rosalind.

Variants of the name Rosalyn include Rosaleen, Rosalin, Rosaline, Rosalynne, Roselyn, Roslyn.

The names Rosalina, Rosalinda are all forms of Rosalyn.

Other Tidbits

Rosalyn falls into the name categories animal, flower.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rosalyn in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rosalyn.

Just for fun, see the name Rosalyn in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rosalyn in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.