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Gender: F Origin of Rosie: Diminutive of Rose, flower name Rosie's Popularity in 2015: #774

Rosy-cheeked and cheery, Rosie (also spelled Rosy) has been standing on her own for many decades, back to the days of songs like Sweet Rosie O'Grady. She's one of the perky nickname names that are filling the popularity lists of other English-speaking countries. In the US, she's freshly back in the Top 1000 after a 30 year hiatus.

A hobbit character in Lord of the Rings, Rosie's current representatives include Rosie (born Roseanne) O'Donnell, Rosie Perez (born Rosa) and British-born pregnancy guru Rosie Pope. The Rosie Project is a 2013 bestselling novel.

Famous People Named Rosie

Rosie O'Donnell, American actress and TV host
Rosie Perez, American actress
Rosie Thomas, American singer
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, British supermodel and actress
Rosie Grace McClelland (hype girl and cousin to Sophia Grace Brownlee), little British singer featured on "Ellen"
Rosie Pope, celebrity pregnancy maven
Rosie Belle Clark, daughter of blogger Amber Fillerup Clark

Pop Culture References for the name Rosie

Rosie Goode, Drew Barrymore's character in "Everybody's Fine"
Rosie Larsen, from the TV series "The Killing"
Rosie Probert, character in the movie "Under Milk Wood"
Rosie, character in the Fossil Fighters video game series
Rosie Cotton, character from "The Lord of the Rings"
Rosie Wilder, character from "The Babysitter's Club"
Rosetta "Rosie" Cammeniti, from Australian soap "Neighbours"
Rosie Sunset, fairy from TV series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
Rosie Dunne, character from the book and film "Love, Rosie" played by Lily Collins
Rosie Stubbs, character in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series

Rozy, Rosi, Rosey, Rosy