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Gender: Female Meaning of Rosamond: "horse protection" Origin of Rosamond: German

The name Rosamond is a girl's name of German origin meaning "horse protection". Rosamond and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

The kind of serious old-school name that sounds appealing again; perfect for the intrepid baby namer. Most would pronounce it rahz-ah-mund. More commonly spelled Rosamund.

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Famous People Named Rosamond

Rosamond Nina Lehmann, English novelist
Rosamond Smith, pen name of American novelist Joyce Carol Oates

Pop Culture References for the name Rosamond

Rosamond Oliver, character from the book and TV miniseries "Jane Eyre"
Rosamond St Peter, from "The Professor's House" (1925) by Willa Cather
Rosamond Treverton, from "The Dead Secret" (1857) by Wilkie Collins
Rosamond Vincy, from "Middlemarch" (1871-2) by George Eliot


Catastroffy Says:


I would be more likely to pronounce it "ROE-suh-mond" or "ROZ-a-muhnd".