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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #456 most popular

What does the name "Rosemary" mean?

Rosemary (English): Herb

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

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

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

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yramesor". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Masrroey". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Rosemary? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154,219 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 first appeared 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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rosemary" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 374 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Rosemary popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rosemary in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rosemary

Rosemary Clooney

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


Rosemary Harris

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


Past life for Rosemary born Sep 25, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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