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Gender: Female Origin of Rosaline: Medieval variation of Rosalind

Rosaline Origin and Meaning

The name Rosaline is a girl's name .

Rosaline, which can be pronounced to rhyme with mine or mean in its final syllable, has a deeper, richer pedigree than it might seem. Rosaline was used twice by Shakespeare and was also used in the poetry of Edmund Spenser. While we prefer the stronger-sounding Rosalind or Rosamund, Rosaline deserves another contemporary look.

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paulapuddephatt Says:

2016-11-18T00:06:48

I heard the name pronounced with the 'line' ending, line as in row, as per Caroline. I like it that way, but it does sound, from the comments, as if there is some confusion. For Rosalyn, that is how I would spell it - looks nice and it is clear how you would say the name.

Michaela Says:

2015-11-20T17:52:15

I prefer the Rosaleen spelling and pronunciation.

haybak Says:

2015-10-18T21:56:28

I actually called my daughter Rosaline pronounced Roz-a-Lyn. I think its a beautiful name and not very popular now which is also what I liked about it.

summersnow Says:

2015-02-23T17:05:52

I love this name so much. I prefer the pronunciation Roz-uh-lyn over the other ones.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:

2014-10-31T01:33:09

I love this name pronounced Rosa-leen. Definitely going to consider this if I have a daughter. The fact it's not popular is a major plus.

csd267 Says:

2014-08-05T17:35:21

Rosa-leen, Rosa-line,Roza-lynn,Roza-leen....so many ways to pronounce it! I prefer Rosa-line