Rosalind

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Gender: F Meaning of Rosalind: "pretty rose" Origin of Rosalind: Latin

Rosalind has a distinguished literary history --it started as a as a lyrical name in early pastoral poetry, probably coined by Edmund Spenser. It was further popularized by Shakespeare via one of his most charming heroines, in As You Like It --and, along with a bouquet of other Rose names, might be ready for a comeback.

Rosalind was at its height in the 1940's, coinciding with the popularity of the acerbic movie star Rosalind Russell: it was Number 293 in 1943, but fell off the list in 1978.

Uma Thurman gave her young daughter five names, the first of which is Rosalind--though she is being called by her nickname Luna.

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Famous People Named Rosalind

(Catherine) Rosalind Russell, American actress
Rosalind Cash, American singer/actress
Rosalind Ashford-Holmes, American singer of Martha and the Vandellas
Rosalind Elsie Franklin, English biophysicist
Rosalind Chao, American actress
Rosalind Wright Picard, American computer scientist
Rosalind Hursthouse, New Zealand moral philosopher
Rosalind Cecilia Caroline Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn; great-grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales
Rosalind Newman, American choreographer
Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence "Luna" Thurman-Busson, daughter of actress Uma Thurman

Pop Culture References for the Name Rosalind

Rosalind, main character in Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'
Rosalind Bruce, character in film "Tonight and Every Night"
Rosalind Devlin, character in "In The Woods" by Tana French
Rosalind Penderwick, character in The Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall
Rosalind Heath, actress, later Countess of Darlington, in Leonard Merrick's "Conrad in Search of His Youth" (1919)
Rosalind Lutece, character in video game "Bioshock Infinite"
Rosalind Morton, character in "The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham
Rosalind, character in 'Fallen In Love' by Lauren Kate
Rosalind, mythical queen of the Lombards

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Rosalind's International Variations

Rosalinde (German) Rosaleen (Irish) Rosalin, Rosalinda, Rosalina (Spanish)

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