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Gender: Female Origin of Rosanna: Combination of Rose and Anna Meaning of Anna: Variation of Hannah, Hebrew, "grace"

The name Rosanna is a girl's name . Rosanna and is often added to lists like Colonial Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Your Six Kids - Take Three, Leave Three".

From the experts:

Rose lovers would do better with Rosemary, Rosamund, or even Rose itself, all more stylish variations of the name. Some may associate this form of the name with actress Rosanna Arquette and your mom may think of SNL's Rosanne Rosanna-Danna, though that reference is lost on millennials.

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Famous People Named Rosanna

Rosanna Lisa Arquette, American actress
Rosanna Negusanti, birth name of Saint Humility, Italian abbess
Rosanna DeSoto, Mexican-American actress
Rosanna Schiaffino, Italian actress
Rosanna Carteri, Italian opera singer
Rosanna Diane Davison, Irish model; Miss World 2003
Rosanna Bella Victoria "Rosie" Eriksdotter-Munter, Swedish singer and actress
Rosanna Wong (Yik-ming), Hong Kong politician
Rosanna Phelps Warren, American poet
Rosanna "Ro" Pansino, creator of popular YouTube baking show Nerdy Nummies
Rossana Maldonado Nagaro, Peruvian actress, singer and TV host

Pop Culture References for the name Rosanna

Rosanna Cabot, character on American soap "As the World Turns"
Rosanna, minor character in the Transformers series
"Rosanna," song by Toto

Rosanne, Rosana