Latinate variation of Rose
"rose, a flower"

Rosa Origin and Meaning

The name Rosa is girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Latin origin meaning "rose, a flower".
As sweet-smelling as Rose but with an international flavour, Rosa is one of the most classic Portuguese, Spanish and Italian names, which is also favored by upper-class Brits, having an ample measure of vintage charm. Rosa has been on the popularity charts for every year that's been counted, especially popular from the 1880s through the beginning of the twentieth century.

The name of a thirteenth century saint, Rosa has several other notable namesakes. In literature, she was a character in David Copperfield. Rosa Parks is a Civil Rights icon, Rosa (born Marie-Rosalie) Bonheur was a noted nineteenth century French artist, Rosa Ponselle an American operatic soprano and Rosa Luxemburg a left-wing activist. In the modern world there have been several Rosas in video games, including Final Fantasy IV.
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Rosa Popularity

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Famous People Named Rosa

  • Rosa Louise McCauley ParksAmerican civil rights leader
  • Rosa BonheurFrench painter
  • Rosa LuxembourgGerman,Jewish communist thinker
  • Rosa Maria Correia dos Santos MotaPortuguese Olympic marathoner
  • Rosa BlasiAmerican actress
  • Rosa LopezSpanish singer
  • Rosa Mendes (born Milena Leticia Roucka)Canadian pro wrestler
  • Rosa Vercellana aka Rosinamistress of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel II
  • Rosa PonselleAmerican operatic soprano
  • Junia Rosa Ruth (b. 2010)daughter of Zac and Kate Hanson
  • Rosa Bianca SalazarCanadian actress

Rosa in Pop Culture

  • Rosamother on animated series "Maya & Miguel"
  • Rosacharacter in the game 'Assassin's Creed II'
  • Rosa Hubermanncharacter in book/movie "The Book Thief"
  • Rosacharacter in the video game "Castlevania"
  • Rosa Farrellcharacter in game "Final Fantasy IV"
  • Rosacharacter in the game "Kizuna Encounter"
  • Rosa Ushiromiyacharacter in graphic novel "Umineko no Naku Koro ni"
  • Rosalind "Rosa" Dillon aka Topcharacter on TV's "The Flash"
  • Rosa Diazdetective on sitcom "Brooklyn Nine,Nine"
  • Rosaa main character in Pokemon Black 2 and White 2
  • Rosa Levicharacter in the Greek series "Deligianeion Parthenagonion"