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Gender: Female Origin of Rosalyn: Variation of Rosalind Rosalyn's Popularity in 2017: #903

The name Rosalyn is a girl's name . Rosalyn is ranked #903 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Girl Names Ending in Lyn and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Rosalyn

Rosalyn "Roz" Borden, American actress; twin sister Marilyn Borden
Rosalyn Landor, English actress
Rosalyn Doris Fairbank-Nideffer, South African tennis player
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American physicist and Nobel Prize winner
Rosalyn Higgins, British former President of the International Court of Justice.
Rosalyn Tureck, American pianist
(Eleanor) Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of the United States as wife of President Jimmy Carter

Pop Culture References for the name Rosalyn

Rosalyn, babysitter in comic strip "Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Watterson
Rosalyn Harris, character on TV's "True Blood"
Rosalyn, character in Pete Townshend's concept album "Psychoderelict"


paulapuddephatt Says:


I love both Rosalind and Rosalyn, personally. Both are stunning, in my opinion.

Sorceress Says:


I prefer this over Rosalind by mile.

Jinxgirl Says:


I actually prefer this to Rosalind phonetically but I prefer the appearance of Rosalind