Variation of Rosalind
"supple horse or pretty rose"

Rosalyn Origin and Meaning

The name Rosalyn is a girl's name .

True Blood may be the reason that variation Rosalyn has retained some popularity while the original Rosalind still languishes. Moderately popular in the middle of the last century, Rosalyn may deserve its revival but we still prefer the more classic Rosalind.

# 938 in the US

Rosalyn Rank in US Top 1000

# 1015 on Nameberry

Rosalyn Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Rosalyn Popularity

Famous People Named Rosalyn

  • Rosalyn "Roz" BordenAmerican actress; twin sister Marilyn Borden
  • Rosalyn LandorEnglish actress
  • Rosalyn Doris FairbankNideffer, South African tennis player
  • Rosalyn Sussman YalowAmerican physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • Rosalyn HigginsBritish former President of the International Court of Justice.
  • Rosalyn TureckAmerican pianist
  • (Eleanor) Rosalynn CarterFirst Lady of the United States as wife of President Jimmy Carter

Rosalyn in Pop Culture

  • Rosalynbabysitter in comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Watterson
  • Rosalyn Harrischaracter on TV's "True Blood"
  • Rosalyncharacter in Pete Townshend's concept album "Psychoderelict"
  • “Sweet Rosalyn”song by Sheryl Crow