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154k
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since 1880

Rosemary

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Herb
  • #456 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
50k Rosemarie (French)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882990
1883880
1884770
1885550
188611110
188711110
1888880
188914140
189016160
189111110
189216160
189323230
189412120
189523230
189618180
189729290
189829290
189923230
190040400
190129290
190237370
190348480
190454540
190564640
190661610
190787870
190891910
19091231230
19101411410
19111601600
19122982980
19133883880
19145635630
19158208200
19169969960
19171,1241,1240
19181,2591,2590
19191,3311,3310
19201,7131,7130
19212,0342,0340
19222,1702,1700
19232,4332,4285
19242,7402,7355
19252,7582,7535
19262,9052,8996#96 girl name
19273,1653,15312#86 girl name
19282,9782,9708#88 girl name
19293,1193,10514#80 girl name
19303,1523,1520#82 girl name
19312,7352,72114#88 girl name
19322,4932,48310#100 girl name
19332,2342,2268
19342,1392,1318
19352,4022,3957#97 girl name
19362,1552,1478
19372,3182,30711
19382,6922,68111#95 girl name
19392,6182,6117#94 girl name
19402,8842,87410#85 girl name
19412,6852,6769#94 girl name
19423,0123,00111#92 girl name
19432,9802,96812#97 girl name
19442,7562,74412#99 girl name
19453,5053,5005#79 girl name
19464,4964,4888#74 girl name
19474,5424,5420#80 girl name
19483,8793,86811#90 girl name
19493,6403,6337#98 girl name
19503,4643,4577
19513,3473,3407
19522,7872,7870
19532,4262,4260
19542,1992,1909
19552,0152,0105
19562,0672,0607
19572,2822,2757
19582,2142,2140
19592,2382,2326
19602,1892,1890
19612,1302,1300
19621,9451,9369
19631,7381,7335
19641,6351,6287
19651,2831,2758
19661,1211,1210
19679209146
19688798736
19698037967
19707967960
19717497436
19726186180
19736086080
19746256250
19755355350
19764974970
19774654596
19784534530
19794884880
19805765760
19815725648
19825315310
19834944895
19844884880
19855125120
19864724720
19874554550
19884324320
19894744668
19904774725
19914294290
19924204200
19933943940
19944024020
19954034030
19964204200
19973373370
19983923920
19993743740
20003943940
20013963960
20024024020
20033993990
20043743740
20053603600
20064084080
20074034030
20083953950
20094044040
20103933930
20114364360
20124784780
20135595590
20145295290

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 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rosemary" ranks #66 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 25 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1931. Across the entire United States a total of 2,735 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 righteous, you know when you're right.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

S is for serious, not always joking.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

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

Y is for young, the years never show!

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

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 north east? 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 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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Past life for Rosemary born Dec 22, 1926

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 Scotland approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

Name poster for Rosemary

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