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

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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

Rosalind Russell, American actress
Rosalind Cash, American singer/actress
Rosalind Ashford-Holmes, American soul singer
Rosalind Franklin, English biophysicist
Rosalind Chao, American actress
Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson, American Actress Uma Thurman's youngest daughter

Pop Culture References for the Name Rosalind

Rosalind Bruce, in the '40s film Tonight and Every Night
Rosalind Devlin, character from In The Woods by Tana French
Rosalind Penderwick, a main character in the book The Penderwicks
Rosalind Heath, an actress, later Countess of Darlington, in Leonard Merrick's Conrad in Search of His Youth (1919)
Rosalind Lutece, character from the video game Bioshock Infinite
Rosalind Morton, character from The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

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Rosalind's International Variations

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