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Rosemary

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50k Rosemarie (French)

How popular is the baby name Rosemary in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 9 9 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 7 7 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 11 11 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 14 14 0
1890 16 16 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 16 16 0
1893 23 23 0
1894 12 12 0
1895 23 23 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 29 29 0
1898 29 29 0
1899 23 23 0
1900 40 40 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 37 37 0
1903 48 48 0
1904 54 54 0
1905 64 64 0
1906 61 61 0
1907 87 87 0
1908 91 91 0
1909 123 123 0
1910 141 141 0
1911 160 160 0
1912 298 298 0
1913 388 388 0
1914 563 563 0
1915 820 820 0
1916 996 996 0
1917 1,124 1,124 0
1918 1,259 1,259 0
1919 1,330 1,330 0
1920 1,713 1,713 0
1921 2,034 2,034 0
1922 2,170 2,170 0
1923 2,433 2,428 5
1924 2,740 2,735 5
1925 2,759 2,754 5
1926 2,905 2,899 6 #96 girl name
1927 3,165 3,153 12 #86 girl name
1928 2,979 2,971 8 #88 girl name
1929 3,118 3,104 14 #80 girl name
1930 3,151 3,151 0 #82 girl name
1931 2,735 2,721 14 #88 girl name
1932 2,493 2,483 10 #100 girl name
1933 2,234 2,226 8
1934 2,139 2,131 8
1935 2,402 2,395 7 #97 girl name
1936 2,155 2,147 8
1937 2,318 2,307 11
1938 2,692 2,681 11 #95 girl name
1939 2,618 2,611 7 #94 girl name
1940 2,884 2,874 10 #85 girl name
1941 2,685 2,676 9 #94 girl name
1942 3,012 3,001 11 #92 girl name
1943 2,980 2,968 12 #96 girl name
1944 2,756 2,744 12 #99 girl name
1945 3,505 3,500 5 #79 girl name
1946 4,496 4,488 8 #74 girl name
1947 4,542 4,542 0 #80 girl name
1948 3,879 3,868 11 #90 girl name
1949 3,640 3,633 7 #98 girl name
1950 3,465 3,458 7
1951 3,348 3,341 7
1952 2,785 2,785 0
1953 2,428 2,428 0
1954 2,199 2,190 9
1955 2,015 2,010 5
1956 2,068 2,061 7
1957 2,281 2,274 7
1958 2,214 2,214 0
1959 2,238 2,232 6
1960 2,189 2,189 0
1961 2,130 2,130 0
1962 1,945 1,936 9
1963 1,738 1,733 5
1964 1,635 1,628 7
1965 1,283 1,275 8
1966 1,121 1,121 0
1967 920 914 6
1968 880 874 6
1969 803 796 7
1970 796 796 0
1971 750 744 6
1972 618 618 0
1973 608 608 0
1974 625 625 0
1975 535 535 0
1976 497 497 0
1977 465 459 6
1978 453 453 0
1979 488 488 0
1980 576 576 0
1981 573 565 8
1982 531 531 0
1983 495 490 5
1984 488 488 0
1985 512 512 0
1986 472 472 0
1987 455 455 0
1988 432 432 0
1989 474 466 8
1990 477 472 5
1991 429 429 0
1992 420 420 0
1993 394 394 0
1994 402 402 0
1995 403 403 0
1996 420 420 0
1997 339 339 0
1998 392 392 0
1999 374 374 0
2000 395 395 0
2001 396 396 0
2002 402 402 0
2003 399 399 0
2004 374 374 0
2005 361 361 0
2006 408 408 0
2007 403 403 0
2008 395 395 0
2009 404 404 0
2010 393 393 0
2011 436 436 0
2012 478 478 0
2013 559 559 0
2014 530 530 0
2015 602 602 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Rosemary baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154,831 babies born with the name Rosemary in the United States. That's more than enough Rosemaries to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rosemary" was in 1947 with a total of 4,542 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rosemaries)

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rosemary" ranks #106 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 2,034 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rosemary" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rosemary as well as things modernly associated with the name Rosemary such as celebrities named Rosemary.

Origin and Meaning of Rosemary

The name "Rosemary" is of English origin, and it means "Herb". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney is a cabaret singer & actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1946 to 2001. Rosemary was born in 1928 in Maysville, Kentucky, U.S.

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Rosemary Harris

Rosemary Harris is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1948 to present. Rosemary was born in 1927 as Rosemary Ann Harris in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rosemary

Rosemary Beach
Rosemary Chicken
Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary Plant
Rosemary Potatoes
Rosemary Hills Elementary
Rosemary Ridge
Rosemary Thyme
Rosemary Kennedy

Alternative Meanings

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yramesor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Orymsare". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Rosemary born Jan 14, 1937

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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